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 but Descartes provides no reason why
  • 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 do no exist
  • I can't have clear and distinct ideas as they come from God
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2. The Argument From Doubt is....

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

3. Ryle believes Descartes makes, what?

  • A circular argument
  • A category mistake: because he thought the mind is different from someone's behaviour when in fact they are the same thing
  • No mistakes, Ryle is a substance dualist too!
  • A hypothetical mistake: because he assumes the implicit relationship between someone's behaviour and their actions

4. Another is the argument from....

  • Substances
  • Ideas and Concepts
  • Divisibility
  • Entities

5. The next is....

  • Mind
  • Clear and Distinct Ideas
  • Body
  • Attributes

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