Not single mind is half-zombified, but single brain. Half of the brain
implements half of the mind, and another half of the brain is zombie.
Another half of the mind (corresponding to zombie part of the brain)
exists as information content and can be implemented in different
universe. This view can be applied to gradual uploading argument.

On 10/2/07, Stathis Papaioannou <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> On 02/10/2007, Vladimir Nesov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > Also single mind can be regarded as collection of parts interacting
> > with each other. If each part can be regarded as its information
> > content, each physical implementation ties together instantiations of
> > parts. If single mind can be implemented by multiple implementations,
> > each of these implementations also implements all parts of mind, so
> > mind can be composed of different parts, where each of the parts is
> > implemented in different universe. So, brain can be half- p-zombie and
> > half-conscious.
>
> I don't see in what sense it could be a single mind if part of it is
> zombified. If your visual cortex were unconscious, you would be blind,
> and you would know you were blind. (Except for unusual situations like
> Anton's Syndrome, where people don't realise that they're blind).
>
>
>
>
> --
> Stathis Papaioannou
>
> >
>


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