Mind Body Machine Notes: Intellectualist Legend

The Intellectualist Legend The starting point: Behavior does not count as intelligent just because it has a certain shape or form–it could always be the product of luck. It is not intelligent if it has the wrong causal history. Causal history makes not only the external behaviors intelligent, but also the internal behaviors. Those causes themselves need to be intelligent, resulting in a regress. Responses The mentalistic operations can be implicit.