Essay Questions


Does the externalist need to deny that one can know one's own mental states a priori?

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Is there a difficulty of principle in the idea of an explanation of consciousness in neural terms?

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How Should We Distinguish Belief From Perception?

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Expound the distinctions between dualism and materialism. Which do you think is the more plausible, and why? Make explicit reference to epiphenominalism and supervenience.

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Expound functionalism(s) in the philosophy mind. Are any of them true? Why?

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Department of Philosophy
Main Quadrangle A14
University of Sydney
NSW 2006
Australia

email: sebastian.sequoiah.grayson {at} sydney.edu.au