Intro to psyc lecture 3(dualism)

Intro to psyc lecture 3(dualism) - Mind body problem Traces...

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Mind body problem Traces back to greeks Decarts first modern theory: o There was the mind (physical) o Thoughts (non physical) o Real you not in material body (dualism) o Mind & body different things o Laws of earth not subject in your mind o Problem because “how do thoughts allow us to do stuff with our body” o Decarts thought there where animals in your brain that pressed buttons Monist view o There is only one o Two kinds of monists Only the body Only te mind (usually theologins) We are all manifestations of god’s thoughts Any theory needs to believe in life after death Now we know that there are parts of the brain that do different stuff…
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Unformatted text preview: damage the part of the brain, loose the function o Suggests brain was linked to function in thoughts as well as action • Materialists have evidence of localization of brain function, against dualists • Dualists say that sensory things (flavours and sound) seem to come from something else o Complete intuition • Modus Tolens o Way to describe experiments o Formulate hypothesis o If H is true well observe something (o) o If you can falsify O you can falsify H • You must look into all auxiliary hypothesis befor making a conclusion Ethics •...
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  • Winter '10
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  • dualists, Decarts, body different things, different stuff… damage

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