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Is epiphenomenalism really a form of property dualism?

Specifically referring here to supervenience, such that X supervenes on Y if change in X entails logically a change in Y. Unless I'm mistaken, property dualism tries to argue that mental states are ...
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Are there philosophers who argue that mental states are in a many-to-one relationship to physical states?

The following is a philosophical position that I find quite appealing, and I'm wondering if there are any philosophers who actively argue for it, i.e. does the following view have a name? We start by ...
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Is the act of discussing mental events itself a refutation of epiphenomenalism?

If I didn't experience consciousness mentally then I couldn't talk about consciousness with my physical mouth or write about consciousness with my physical hands. Is this an instance of mental events ...
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