Unformatted text preview: simplification. Psychology can be reduced to-> biology which can be reduced to-> chemistry which can be further reduced to-> physics. Critical question concerning reduction of mental events to physical ones, Nagel page 29-33. Thought experiment involving Mary. Mary knew everything there is to know about the process of seeing color, but she is raised in an environment that is completely black and white. What happens when she sees color for herself the first time? Arguments against dualism • How is a nonphysical soul/mind connected to a certain body? • How can a nonphysical soul/mind cause physical events? • Apparent violation of principles of conservation of matter and energy....
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- Spring '08
- Philosophy, mental events, nonphysical soul/mind, nonphysical soul/mind cause