📝 Philosophical Concept Essay Examples and Topics

The Importance of Ryle’s Criticism of Descartes’ Dualism

In this essay, we will be discussing the work of Gilbert Ryle and how it has influenced philosophical thought, specifically in regards to the mind-body problem. We will also touch upon Ryle’s criticism of René Descartes’ dualism theory.

The Dualist View of Mind and Body: Descartes vs. Arnauld

This essay looks at Descartes’ argument for dualism, and Arnauld’s response to it. It summarises Descartes’ argument and Arnauld’s three main objections, and concludes that there are some serious problems with Descartes’ view.