Topic: Philosophical Zombies

Camp: Agreement

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Statement : Philosophical zombies are beings which behave as if they are conscious, but are not actually conscious. There is no reason for evolution to favour conscious beings over philosophical zombies, all else being equal. The fact that we are conscious therefore implies that consciousness is a necessary side-effect of the sort of intelligence that could evolve naturally.

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