Analyzing Armstrong'S Nature Of Mind

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May 19, 2014

 

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In order to defend the soundness of it, Armstrong breaks his essay into three main parts: arguing for P1, arguing for P2, and replying to a posed objection. Armstrong’s P2 is based off of scientific belief: p1: It is rational to believe what scientists agree upon p2: Scientists agree that the inner causes of behavior are brain states (the working of the brain is purely electrochemical) C: It is rational to believe that inner causes of behavior are equal to brain states Armstrong claims that P1: Mental states are the inner causes of behavior, is a conceptual truth while Cartesian dualists would label it as trivial and empirical...
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In order to defend the soundness of it, Armstrong breaks his essay into three main parts: arguing for P1, arguing for P2, and replying to a posed objection. Armstrong’s P2 is based off of scientific belief: p1: It is rational to believe what scientists agree upon p2: Scientists agree that the inner causes of behavior are brain states (the working of the brain is purely electrochemical) C: It is rational to believe that inner causes of behavior are equal to brain states Armstrong claims that P1: Mental states are the inner causes of behavior, is a conceptual truth while Cartesian dualists would label it as trivial and empirical...
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