Mad, Martian, but not Mad Martian Pain
Alward (Peter)
Source: Sorites 15, December 2004: 73-75
Paper - Abstract

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Author’s Abstract

    David Lewis attempts to accommodate the possibility of both mad pain and Martian pain by giving a functionalist account of pain for a population, and an identity theoretical account of pain for individual members of a population. I argue that Lewis fails.

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Filed electronically with the full edition of Sorites 15

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