Descartes introduces the view that mind and body are distinct substances.
Descartes introduces the view that mind and body are distinct substances. Explain the view and the reasoning that leads him to it. Is substance dualism a defensible decision in the light of contemporary brain science?
Papers should be about 900 words long (no fewer than 800 and no more than 1000). Both the expository and the evaluative parts of the question ought to be answered. You should take our readings and discussion into account when writing your paper.