Month: October 2013

You can’t keep a good zombie down

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The September/October edition of Philosophy Now has four more letters with interesting objections to my article ‘The Zombie Threat to a Science of Mind’ in the May/June edition (reprinted on this blog). I respond to these objections below. Bill Meacham, USA Bill argues that talk of zombies is meaningless. Most philosophers who argue for the incoherence of zombies adopt a behaviourist analysis of mental concepts: if to be in pain is just to behave in a […]