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phil100 umd

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School: University of Maryland
Department: Philosophy
Course: Intro to Philosophy
Professor: Andrew knoll
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: philosophy
Cost: 50
Name: PHIL100 Exam #2 Review Material
Description: METAPHYSICS Exam Topics: -Dualism vs. Behaviorism vs. Cognitive Psychology -Turing Machine -Linguistics & Language -John Searle & the Chinese Room -Jackson & phenomenal consciousness --Churchland's objections --Dennett's objections
Uploaded: 04/20/2017
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