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Homework answers / question archive / Question 1 1 / 1 pts According to Cartesian dualism    the mind and body are two different sorts of substance, one physical and the other non-physical;     the mind and body are different sorts of property inhering in the same substance;     there are two types of soul, vegetative and sensitive;     there are two types of mind, rational and irrational

Question 1 1 / 1 pts According to Cartesian dualism    the mind and body are two different sorts of substance, one physical and the other non-physical;     the mind and body are different sorts of property inhering in the same substance;     there are two types of soul, vegetative and sensitive;     there are two types of mind, rational and irrational

Psychology

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

According to Cartesian dualism

  

the mind and body are two different sorts of substance, one physical and the other non-physical;

   

the mind and body are different sorts of property inhering in the same substance;

   

there are two types of soul, vegetative and sensitive;

   

there are two types of mind, rational and irrational.

 

 

Question 2

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According to functionalism, mental states are not defined by

  

their intrinsic characteristics;

   

the material in which an information processing system is instantiated;

   

subjective experience;

   

any of the above.

 

 

Question 3

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According to property dualism, mental and physical properties

  

belong to different substances;

   

are properties of one and the same substance;

   

cannot exist without one another;

   

can be considered one and the same thing seen from a duality of viewpoints.

 

 

Question 4

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An emergent property is

  

one that emerges in the course of development or maturation;

   

one that emerges in the course of evolution;

   

a macro-level property that emerges from the organisation of micro-level unit possessing that property to a lesser extent;

   

a macro-level property that emerges from the organisation micro-level units, but is not possessed by any of those units individually.

 

 

Question 5

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Descartes believed that the role of sense experience in knowledge was

  

that it gave us direct contact with the empirical world;

   

that it merely served to awaken innate knowledge that was already within the mind;

   

that it was the yardstick against which any knowledge claims should be measured;

   

that it was source of all scientific truth.

 

 

Question 6

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For Descartes, one thing that could not be doubted was

  

the existence of God;

   

immediate sense perception;

   

that, while thinking, he necessarily existed;

   

that all thought may be subject to the whims of a demon.

 

 

Question 7

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For Ryle, the mind-body problem stems from

  

introspection on our own mental states;

   

the fact than the physical and non-physical worlds cannot interact;

   

linguistic confusion;

   

the inaccessability of other minds.

 

 

Question 8

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In the 'Meditations', Descartes set out to

  

prove his own existence;

   

demonstrate that there was no external world;

   

find a secure basis for human knowledge;

   

show that mathematical reasoning was open to doubt.

 

 

Question 9

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One of the reasons that Descartes thought that the mind could not be purely mechanical was that he believed that no mechanism could

  

produce and use language in a creative way;

   

respond to sensation;

   

exhibit learning;

   

produce intelligible speech.

 

 

Question 10

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The Aristotelian worldview tried to explain natural phenomena

  

in terms of the particular essences or living forces that dwelt within different classes of individual;

   

in terms of mechanistic laws that applied to all things and at all places;

   

as the product of divine intervention;

   

as the result of inanimate matter being shaped by universal physical forces.

 

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