Substance Dualism - Philosophy Of The Mind

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1. The Argument From Clear & Distinct Ideas is......

  • I can't have clear and distinct ideas as they do no exist
  • I can clearly and distinctly concieve of myself as a mind existing seperately from my body
  • I can't have clear and distinct ideas as they come from God
  • I can't have clear and distinct ideas but Descartes provides no reason why
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2. The Argument From Doubt is....

  • I can doubt everything, nothing is possible
  • I can doubt my body exists, but not my mind
  • I can doubt nothing, everything is possible
  • I can doubt my mind eists, but not my body

3. Descartes believes consciousness....

  • has no need to havve an explaination as it's a basic feature of the mind
  • is a seperate entitiy from the brain, it needs to be kept healthy through reasoning (which takes part in the soul)
  • Does not occur
  • Descatres doesn't mention consciousness

4. The Argument From Divisibility is.....

  • My body is divisible into parts but my mind is not, so my mind and body are seperate entities
  • Nothing is divisable
  • My mind is divisible into parts but noy my body, so they are seperate
  • My mind and body are divisible, obviously....

5. Who said: The mind has no location in order to intermingle with matter, which IS located

  • Harrold Of Suffolk
  • Elizabeth Of Bohemia
  • Descartes
  • Sally Of Ibiza

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