Quotation by Paul M. Churchland

Modern theories of mental dysfunction led to the elimination of witches from our serious ontology. The concepts of folk psychology—belief, desire, fear, sensation, pain, joy, and so on—await a similar fate, according to the view at issue. And when neuroscience has matured to the point where the poverty of our current conceptions is apparent to everyone, and the superiority of the new framework is established, we shall then be able to set about reconceiving our internal states and activities, within a truly adequate conceptual framework at last.
Paul M. Churchland (b. 1942), Canadian philosopher of mind. Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind, p. 44 (1988).

In favor of eliminative materialism in philosophy of mind.
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