Dualism Intact
Swinburne (Richard)
Source: Faith and Philosophy, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 1996, pp. 68-77
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  1. I have argued in many places that a carefully articulated version of Descartes' argument to show that he is essentially an immaterial soul is sound. It is conceivable that I who am currently conscious continue to exist without my body, and that can only be if there is currently a non-bodily part of me which alone is essential for me.
  2. Recent counter-arguments of Alston and Smythe, Moser and van der Nat, Zimmerman, and Shoemaker are rejected.


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