Notes - three prinicples - 03-24-08

Notes - three prinicples - 03-24-08 - parts is an...

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Three Principles: a. Every part of a material object is a material object. b. If something is a material object, then so is everything of the same sort. c. If something is “entirely made up of” material objects, then it is a material object. x is an immaterial object = df (i) x is not a material object and (ii) none of x’s parts is a material object. X is a mixed object = definitinion (i) at least one of x’s parts is a material object and (ii) at least one of x’s
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Unformatted text preview: parts is an immaterial object. Materialism (M): Human beings are material objects. (Human beings are “completely made up of protons, neutrons, electrons, and any other fundamental physical particles that paradigm examples of material objects have as parts.) Dualism (D): Human Beings aren’t material objects 2 forms of dualism: a. Human beings are immaterial objects b. Human beings are mixed objects....
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