As a young Muslim physician suggests, materialism asks us to deny the evidence of our near-universal, dualist experience.
The brain assists the organization and recall of thoughts by segmenting them and associating them with stimuli. But who is doing the thinking?
What an interesting choice of art. What’s up with that? Goya painted other works on the same theme.
Materialists claim that neuroscience has demonstrated that free will is an illusion.
The question about the material/immaterial nature of abstract thought is crucial to the debate over the plausibility of materialism.