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Two Conceivability Arguments Compared

Stoljar, Daniel


This paper compares and contrasts two conceivability arguments: the zombie argument (ZA) against physicalism, and the perfect actor argument (AA) against behaviourism. I start the paper by assuming that the arguments are of the same kind, and that AA is sound. On the basis of these two assumptions I criticize the most common philosophical suggestions in the literature today about what is wrong with ZA, and what is right in it. I end the paper by suggesting that the comparison between the two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society


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