Neo-Cartesian

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Philosophers and psychologists are described as being neo-Cartesian if they posit 'mind stuff' as being different from 'brain stuff' and if they posit 'internal cognitive states' as having causal powers. Some philosophers (e.g. Hubert Dreyfus) have argued that artificial intelligence theories (and cognitivist theories generally), for all their alleged 'materialism', are actually neo-Cartesian.