[ ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-nl-iz-uh m ]
/ ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm ə nlˌɪz əm /
the doctrine that consciousness is merely an epiphenomenon of physiological processes, and that it has no power to affect these processes.
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Bergson however has more to assert than merely the inadequacy and falsity of Parallelism or Epiphenomenalism.Bergson and His Philosophy|J. Alexander Gunn
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/ (ˌɛpɪfɪˈnɒmɪnəˌlɪzəm) /
Derived forms of epiphenomenalismepiphenomenalist, noun, adjective
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