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Thought Experiments against Materialism

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Patrick Grim
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Physicists and philosophers have relied on thought experiments for thousands of years. But how can we know that the conclusions of thought experiments are correct? Learn what Leibniz' "giant head" and Searle's "Chinese room" can tell us about materialism - and about the potential limits of our own imaginations.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Psychology.
Religion.
Genre: Education films.

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