Le 31-oct.-08, à 06:39, Russell Standish a écrit :

> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 05:48:11PM +0100, Bruno Marchal wrote:
>> ...
>> Physical supervenience is the conjunction of the following 
>> assumptions:
>> -There is a physical universe
>> -I am conscious (consciousness exists)
>> -(My) consciousness (at time x, t) supervenes on some physical
>> activity, at time (x, t)  of a portion of the physical universe.
> Supervenience (of consciousness on brain states) is just the latter
> two assumptions. The brain need not exist in some concrete fashion. It 
> could be
> some illusionary phenomena for instance.
> I took your work as negating the conjunction of the first assumption
> and computationalism, but saying nothing about the latter two.

I don't understand. The first assumption (there is a physical universe) 
is needed for giving sense to the third assumption which use that 
physical universe.


Bruno Marchal


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