Metaphysics of Mind - Functionalism - AQA A Level Philosophy - Entire Topic

Everything you need to teach the Functionalism topic in the Metaphysics of Mind unit for AQA A Level Philosophy.

Five one-hour lessons, each with a Powerpoint presentation and a student handout.

Lessons include a range of differentiated activities and resources including video links, extra reading and exam technique advice and practice.

An extra ‘seminar’ style lesson is included encouraging students to go further with their reading.

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  • 1.-Intro-to-functionalism-(print).pptx
  • 1.-Intro-to-functionalism.pptx
  • 2.-Machine-State-Functionalism---Advantages-(print).pptx
  • 2.-Machine-State-Functionalism---Advantages.pptx
  • 2b.-Knowledge-Mary-Reading-Task.docx
  • 2b.-The-Knowledge-Mary-Argument.pptx
  • 2b.-What-Mary-Didn't-Know.pdf
  • 3.-Objections-to-Functionalism---Qualia-(print).docx
  • 3.-Objections-to-Functionalism---Qualia.pptx
  • 4.-Objections-to-Functionalism---Computers-(print).pptx
  • 4.-Objections-to-Functionalism---Computers.pptx
  • 5.-Responses-to-Chinese-Room-(print).pptx
  • 5.-Responses-to-Chinese-Room-worksheet.docx
  • 5.-Responses-to-Chinese-Room.pdf
  • 5.-Responses-to-Chinese-Room.pptx
  • Block-Troubles-With-Functionalism.pdf
  • nagel_bat.pdf
  • Nagel_WhatIsItLikeToBeABat.pdf
  • PutnamPsychPredicates.pdf
  • Seminar-Preparation.docx
  • What-is-it-like-to-be-a-bat.pptx

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Created: Oct 8, 2019

Updated: Oct 25, 2019

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