"Eliminative Materialism" Discussion Questions

Paul M. Churchland
  1. What does Churchland mean by “eliminative materialism”?
  2. Reconstruct and evaluate one of Churchland’s arguments in favor of eliminative materialism.
  3. How does Churchland respond to the objection that the eliminative materialist cannot even coherently state his theory?
  4. What is the relevance of Churchland’s comment that there is a long history of old ontologies being replaced with new ones?
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