Experience and the swamp creature

Philosophical Studies 82 (1):55-80 (1996)
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Individualism is the doctrine that the state of one's mind is entirely dependent on the state of one's body (or some proper part thereof (e.g., the central nervous system)). It has come under attack from Burge, Baker, and others. This paper seeks to cut off one ore attempt to defend individualism, namely, the claim that experience, at least, in individualistic.



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Willem A. DeVries
University of New Hampshire, Durham

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