Philosophia Scientae 17 (2):135-149 (2013)

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Gualtiero Piccinini
University of Missouri, St. Louis
Corey Maley
University of Kansas
Abstract
Functionalism is a popular solution to the mind–body problem. It has a number of versions. We outline some of the major releases of functionalism, listing some of their important features as well as some of the bugs that plagued these releases. We outline how different versions are related. Many have been pessimistic about functionalism’s prospects, but most criticisms have missed the latest upgrades. We end by suggesting a version of functionalism that provides a complete account of the mind
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