Soul, mind and body

Soul, mind and body  (Philosophy of Religion 1b)

  1.  In philosophy of mind, what is monism?
  2. In philosophy of mind, what is dualism?
  3. In philosophy of mind, what is substance dualism?
  4. Which philosopher is most connected with substance dualism?
  5. Outline Descartes’ conceivability argument?
  6. Outline Descartes’ divisibility argument?
  7. How does Descartes explain the relationship between mind and body?
  8. What is the key objection to the conceivability argument?
  9. What is the key objection to the divisibility argument?
  10. Why is causal interaction a difficulty for substance dualism?
  11. In philosophy of mind, what is materialism?
  12. What is the phrase Gilbert Ryle uses to criticise substance dualism?
  13. When Ryle accuses substance dualism of making a category error, what does he mean?
  14. What does reductive materialism argue about the mind?
  15. What does behaviourism argue about the mind?
  16. What is the main objection to reductive materialism?
  17. What is the main objection to behaviourism?
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