What is the difference between empirical (metodological) and analytic (logical) reductions of mental phenomena?
1. The difference
Empirical, also called 'metodological', reductive approaches stress the primacy of the role played by the methodology of hard sciences, like physics or chemistry, in the elaboration of a reductive theory of mental phenomena.
Analytical, also called 'logical', reductive approaches are theories of the meaning of mentalistic terms, like 'sensation' or 'belief', which usually ...