Some Suggested Paper topics† (but you can also choose your own)† Do not write more than 10 pages.
Say what Dennettís Chase & Sanborn argument is and whether it works.
Is there a real difference between the Orwellian and Stalinesque pictures of the phi phenomenon?†
State and evaluate OíReganís and NoŽís argument.
Is a functional criterion of similarity and identity compatible with a physicalist view of the specific nature of phenomenal experience?
Does the puzzle that Shoemaker raises for the inverted spectrum hypothesis show that the Frege-Schlick view is right?
Is memory crucial to the inverted spectrum?† Assuming inverted spectra can exist at all, could there be an inverted spectrum in a creature that had no memory?
What is Lewisí way of balancing functionalist and physicalist considerations and what is Shoemakerís objection to it?† Who is right?