The problem of the many minds

Minds and Machines 16 (4):463-470 (2006)
It is argued that, given certain reasonable premises, an infinite number of qualitatively identical but numerically distinct minds exist per functioning brain. The three main premises are (1) mental properties supervene on brain properties; (2) the universe is composed of particles with nonzero extension; and (3) each particle is composed of continuum many point-sized bits of particle-stuff, and these points of particlestuff persist through time.
Keywords Mind  Functionalism  Supervenience  Individuation
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DOI 10.1007/s11023-006-9045-z
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Peter Unger (1980). The Problem of the Many. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 5 (1):411-468.

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