nm_fournier at ns.sympatico.ca
Thu Mar 11 15:31:16 EST 2004
> When one looks inside, one sees neurons and glia and brain juice, not
> beliefs, stored memories, representations, or desires. The latter are
> inferences from behavior with no independent instantiation - in a very
> sense, these things ARE behavior, not the physiology that explains the
> behavior the mental entities are said to cause.
Perhaps I have misunderstood what you are saying. But are you suggesting
that neuronal activity do not mediate things like beliefs, stored memories,
representations or desires? Your argument is very Chalmers-like by the way.
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