Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> Peter Jones writes:
> > A claim about truth as opposed to existence cannot
> > support the conclusion that matter does not actually exist.
> It can if you can show that the mental does not supervene
> on the physical.

I don't see how that is connected,
and I don't want to claim that the mental
does not supervene on the physical.

> This is far from a generally accepted fact,
> but there but I am not yet aware of convincing arguments
> against the sort of challenge posed to the supervenience
> theory by eg. Tim Maudlin - unless you reject computationalism.

Materialism/physicalism is better supported than computationalism.

Maudlin's arguments rest on the  idea that physicalists must ignore
That assumption can  easilly be abandoned.

> Stathis Papaioannou
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