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Question 1: Jackson argued that if both of these theses are true, then ________ is true — the view that mental states are caused by physical states, but have no causal effects on the physical world.
EpiphenomenalismEliminative materialismBehaviorismGilbert Ryle

Question 2: It is important to note that in Jackson's article, physicalism refers to the ________ doctrine that all knowledge is knowledge of physical facts, and not the metaphysical doctrine that all things are physical things.

Question 3: Whether Mary learns something new upon experiencing color has two major implications: the existence of ________ and the knowledge argument against physicalism.
QualiaHenri BergsonMaterialismConsciousness

Question 4: Jackson contends that, yes, she has learned something new, via experience, and hence, ________ is false.
MonismMaterialismSelf (philosophy)Physicalism

Question 5: ________, Herbert Feigl, and Thomas Nagel, over a fifty-year span, presented insight to the subject, which led to Jackson's proposed thought experience.
C. D. BroadDaniel DennettRené DescartesPragmatism

Question 6: Second, if Mary does learn something new upon experiencing color, ________ is false.
MonismMaterialismPhysicalismSelf (philosophy)

Question 7: However, when he looks at numbers, his ________ enables him to experience colors in his mind that he has never seen in the real world.

Question 8: First, if Mary does learn something new, it shows that ________ (the subjective, qualitative properties of experiences, conceived as wholly independent of behavior and disposition) exist.
QualiaPhysicalismConsciousnessHenri Bergson

Question 9: The ________ it is intended to motivate is often called the "Knowledge Argument" against physicalism — the view that the universe, including all that is mental, is entirely physical.
Informal logicArgumentInductive reasoningAristotle

Question 10: V.S. Ramachandran and Edward Hubbard of the Center for Brain and Cognition at ________ argue that Mary might do one of three things upon seeing a red apple for the first time:
University of California, San DiegoUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, Los Angeles


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