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Dualism (philosophy of mind): Quiz


Question 1: Substance dualism is a type of dualism most famously defended by ________, which states that there are two fundamental kinds of substance: mental and material.
Baruch SpinozaImmanuel KantBertrand RussellRené Descartes

Question 2: Some of its most prominent historical exponents have been Louis de la Forge, Arnold Geulincx, and ________.
Isaac NewtonRené DescartesGottfried LeibnizNicolas Malebranche

Question 3: Davidson, for example, subscribes to ________, according to which there can be no strict psycho-physical laws which connect mental and physical events under their descriptions as mental and physical events.
EpiphenomenalismAnomalous monismPhysicalismDonald Davidson (philosopher)

Question 4: ________, himself a physicalist, first characterized the problem of qualia for physicalistic monism in his article, "What is it like to be a bat?".
Gottfried LeibnizThomas NagelSøren KierkegaardLudwig Wittgenstein

Question 5: An editorial in the American Journal of Psychiatry in May 1999 asked whether ________ (or fMRI) is twenty-first century phrenology.
Functional magnetic resonance imagingContrast-enhanced ultrasoundMedical imagingPositron emission tomography

Question 6: ________, who suffered destruction of one or both frontal lobes by a projectile iron rod, is often cited.
António DamásioJohn Martyn HarlowLobotomyPhineas Gage

Question 7: In ________, dualism is a set of views about the relationship between mind and matter, which begins with the claim that mental phenomena are, in some respects, non-physical.
René DescartesPhilosophy of artificial intelligencePragmatismPhilosophy of mind

Question 8: This argument was criticized by ________ in a debate with J. J. C. Smart in the pages of Philosophy in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Peter GlassenPatricia ChurchlandAristotleHilary Putnam

Question 9: Plato and ________ deal with speculations as to the existence of an incorporeal soul that bore the faculties of intelligence and wisdom.
Willard Van Orman QuineAristotleBertrand RussellEmpiricism

Question 10: Philosophers of mind call the subjective aspects of mental events ________ (or raw feels).
Henri BergsonPhysicalismConsciousnessQualia


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