dualist theories

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  • DUALIST THEORIES
    • minds exist and are not identical to bodies or to parts of bodies
      • 'I' cannot be identified with my physical form
    • PROPERTY DUALISM
      • PROPERTY = quality of a substance which depends for its existence on the substance
      • brain has a special set of non-physical properties alongside it's ordinary properties
        • mental phenomena
        • mental properties are emergent
        • irreducible
      • philosophical zombies
        • Mary argument
    • SUBSTANCE DUALISM
      • SUBSTANCE = a thing that can exist in it's own and doesn't depend on anything else for its existence
        • both mind and body can exist independently of each other
      • bodies are by their nature divisible
        • they have extention
      • indivisibility argument
    • EPIPHENOMENALIST DUALISM
  • conceivability argument
    • indivisibility argument
    • masked man fallacy

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