Philosophy & Language
Knowledge in the head/mind
deductive reasoning (general :arrow_right: specific)
is in the
is in the
Knowledge is from outside
inductive reasoning (specific :arrow_right: general)
is outside // the
is outside the
Philosophy & AI
THE MIND-BODY PROBLEM
Attempts to address
(relates to Rationalists' view)
Issue: If Body dies, then does the Mind die?
proposed theory of dualism. :check: the mind and body are
1) Non-physical entity : the
2) Physical entity: the
in dualism: *if you believe that the mind is separate from the body & something goes wrong with the mind (e.g: schizophrenia), what do you do??
(relates to Empiricists' view)
:check: the only thing that can be truly said to exist is
:check: the mind is the brain (= body)
in explaining existence of psychological phenomena (thoughts, beliefs, desires, intentions, sensory experiences)
"The Chinese Room Argument"
3) PSYCHO-PHYSICAL PARALLELISM
:check: everything is living (including items) :check: everything was created by God in the universe to be in perfect harmony :check: everything was made of tiny living elements (called
1) do not influence each other 2) one monad cause something, other monads display the effects of that cause
*mind and body do not interact but they function in parallel as per God's plan
Philosophy & Neuroscience
patients - consciousness?