Descartes' baby, the soul and art

Harnad, Stevan (2006) Descartes' baby, the soul and art. (Unpublished)

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The notion of an immaterial, immortal "soul" is just a vague telekinetic theory to fill an unfillable explanatory gap in our understanding of the causal role of feelings.

Item Type:Other
Additional Information:Review of Paul Bloom's "Descartes' Baby" (Basic Books: 2004)
Keywords:consciousness, feeling, soul, mind/body problem, art, Turing Test, development, representation
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:4879
Deposited By: Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:07 May 2006
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56


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