There is exactly one good reason to prefer dualism to the identity theory, and it is is this: whereas brain events occur in a particular spatial location inside the head, it is nonsensical to say that mental events occur in any particular location. Professor Shaffer’s other objections to the identity theory are either parasitic on this one, or else unsuccessful.
"On Being in the Mind,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol2/iss1/5