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PHI 107Fall 2020First Paper: Evaluating DualismByron SimmonsPlease write a short paper (between 1,000-1,500 words). Your paper should be typed, doubled-spaced, with 1” mar-gins, and 12 point Times New Roman font. Include a word count. Use simple language. Do not use outside sources.Do not put your name on your paper. Please use your SU ID# instead.You should address each of the following.Your paper will be due online at 3:30 PM EDTOctober 1st.1. What is interactionist substance dualism?[12 points]a. What is substance dualism?b. What kinds of properties are physical (material) substances supposed to have? Give some examples.c. What kinds of properties are mental (immaterial) substances supposed to have? Give some examples.d. Why does it seem like a substance dualist should be an interactionist?2. Explain and evaluate the separability argument.[12 points](1) If it is possible for the mind to exist without the body, then the mind is wholly distinct from the body.(2) It is possible for the mind to exist without the body.(3)Therefore, the mind is wholly distinct from the body. (1, 2, MP)

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Spring
Professor
mattskene
Tags
Inductive Reasoning, Monty Python, John Cleese

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