Mind / Body problems solved

I just read an undergraduate report saying that a robot's agent contained an FSM.  This (belatedly) made me realise how transparent robotics makes Cartesian dualism.  There's no question in the case of a robot what is hardware and what is software; there really is a dual nature.  However, it is equally obvious that neither the hardware nor the software has agency without the other.  Agency is defined as a capacity to effect change in the world; neither the hardware nor the software can do that alone.
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