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Unformatted text preview: Conceivability entails possibility: if it is conceivable that P, then it is possible that P. • The Existence Principle (EP): for all X and for all Y, if X=Y, then X exists if Y exists • As the EG scenario illustrates, it is conceivable that I exist, but fail to be extended, Thus it is possible that I exists, but fail to be extended • So I'm not essentially extended. So I do not have my body essentially. • BUT, I am essentially a thinking thing. SO, I have a mind essentially. SO it is possible that my mind exists but my body doesn't. SO my mind is distinct from my body. • The Conceivability Argument • 1. It is conceivable t. .............
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