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Dualism 1

  1. 1. Dualism.<br />Karen, Velda, Beverley, Victoria, Natalie<br />
  2. 2. Platonic Argument<br />Created by Plato<br />Mind and soul could pre-exist<br />4 arguments from Phaedo: Opposites, Recollection. Affinity, Forms<br />
  3. 3. Discernability argument<br />For anything objects to be identical –A=B<br />There must only be one set of properties<br />
  4. 4. Natural belief in dualism <br />- We naturally regard humans as more important<br />- Something that makes us unique, different<br />- Belief in afterlife<br />
  5. 5. Cartesian<br />-based on "I think therefore I am"<br />-The body and mind are separate<br />-different proporties - unidentical<br />
  6. 6. Introspection<br />Humans can look within themselves<br />“I am in contact with myself.”<br />The example of the neuroscientist.<br />

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