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Unformatted text preview: Descartes, Locke, Hume, and Kant. Also mention criticisms of the theories of self when appropriate. What philosopher or philosophers theories of self are portrayed in the film Total Recall and the TV show Stargate: SG-1? Explain specific scenes from these works of science fiction and how the two address the problem of the self. 3. Mind and Body--What is the Mind/Body Problem? Be sure in answering this question you discuss ontology, Cartesian Dualism and his arguments for Dualism, and other dualist attempts to solve the mind body problem. Then discuss the major contemporary materialist theories of consciousness in detail, explaining how they attempt to solve (or dissolve) the problem. How do The Matrix and Stargate: SG-1 address the mind-body problem? Explain specific scenes from these works of science fiction in answering this question....
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2011 for the course PHIL 1305 taught by Professor Gordon during the Summer '08 term at Texas State.
- Summer '08