MIT24_08Js09_assn02_secondargument

MIT24_08Js09_assn02_secondargument - not use any...

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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 24.08J / 9.48J Philosophical Issues in Brain Science Spring 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms.
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Second Argument Analysis In 'Mental Pictures and Cognitive Science', pp. 509-11, Ned Block discusses an argument for the 'picture-in-the-head theory of images', based on the apparent similarity between mental images and pictures. Write 2-3 pages providing a reconstruction and analysis of Block's response to this argument. (Everything should be in your own words; please do
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Unformatted text preview: not use any quotations.) Structure your analysis as follows. First, explain what the 'picture-in-the-head' theory is supposed to be. Second, explain the introspective argument for it. Third, explain Block's response, setting it out in the form of an argument: some premises followed by a conclusion. Now comment on the cogency of Block's response. Has Block shown that the introspective argument is 'fallacious', as he claims? Give reasons for your answer....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 9.07 taught by Professor Ruthrosenholtz during the Spring '04 term at MIT.

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