Chronicles of the Zombie Wars II

Chronicles of the Zombie Wars II

From zombies to modal epistemology
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The mere possibility of zombies is enough to refute physicalism about the mind. The anti-physicalist, however, cannot simply start with the possibility of zombies as a premise without begging the question against physicalism. How can we assess whether zombies are possible on impartial grounds?

Chronicles of the Zombie Wars I

Chronicles of the Zombie Wars I

The role of zombies and ghosts in the philosophy of mind
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Despite initial plausibility, physicalism about consciousness is a controversial view. It has come under heavy attack from two unlikely opponents in an academic debate, namely ghosts and zombies.