Ideas from 'The Nature of Mental States' by Hilary Putnam [1968], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Mind Language and Reality: Papers vol 2' by Putnam,Hilary [CUP 1975,0-521-10668-5]].

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17. Mind and Body / B. Behaviourism / 2. Behavioural Dispositions
Dispositions need mental terms to define them
17. Mind and Body / B. Behaviourism / 4. Behaviourism Critique
Total paralysis would mean that there were mental states but no behaviour at all
17. Mind and Body / C. Functionalism / 1. Functionalism
Is pain a functional state of a complete organism?
Functional states correlate with AND explain pain behaviour
Functionalism is compatible with dualism, as pure mind could perform the functions
17. Mind and Body / D. Property Dualism / 3. Property Dualism
Temperature is mean molecular kinetic energy, but they are two different concepts
17. Mind and Body / E. Physicalism / 7. Anti-Physicalism / b. Multiple realisability
If humans and molluscs both feel pain, it can't be a single biological state