On mind and body dualism

1) Articulate the experiential reasons for thinking that the mind (mental states) is not the body (physical states).
2) Articulate the reasons for thinking that the mind and the body are the same – from the standpoint of knowledge of the world.
3) Articulate the reasons thinking that mind and body are not the same – from the standpoint of morality.
4) Articulate the Near-Death Experiences Argument for that mind and body are not the same.
5) Articulate Rauhut’s criticism of the Near-Death Experiences Argument for that mind and body are not the same.
6) Articulate the Conceivability Argument for that mind and body are not the same.
7) Articulate Rauhut’s criticism of the Conceivability Argument for that mind and body are not the same.
8) Are you more convinced by Physicalism or Dualism? One-word answer.
9) Using your previous replies, reading, and the lecture, what are the reasons for your answer to 8)? (Hint: you may want to think back to the section on morality, but you don’t have to)
10) Using your previous replies, reading, and the lecture, articulate a challenge to what you answered in 8) and 9).
11) Using your previous replies, reading, and the lecture, articulate a response to the challenge you presented in 10). In other words, what is the reason why we should think that your response in 9) is stronger than the criticism in 10)?

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