Functionalism: Philosophy Of The Mind

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  • Created on: 02-06-14 11:22

1. A causal role is what?

  • Caused by the inputs to produce the output
  • Caused by the outputs to relate back to the input
  • Where one acts in pain to produce the question of Inverted Qualia
  • Basically, syntax
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2. Functionalist is a physicalist theory. True or False?

  • True
  • False

3. Does Functionalism answer the problem of Multiple Realisability?

  • Yes!
  • No....
  • Sometimes, if you use the non-reductive theory
  • There is no problem

4. Inverted Qualia is....

  • No one act is the same
  • How things appear to you may be different from how they appear to someone else, eg Zombies
  • How things appear to everyone is the same
  • How things appear to you are correct, you only need to realise what you see. Nothing else matters

5. Functionalism states mental states are what?

  • Semantics
  • Internal
  • Both internal and external
  • External

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