The Puzzle of Consciousness

TitleThe Puzzle of Consciousness
Publication Type Journal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsDEMİRCİOĞLU, Erhan
JournalKilikya Felsefe Dergisi
Issue2
Pagination76 - 85
Date Published2015
Publication Languageeng
ISSN2148-7898
E-ISSN2148-9327
KeywordsConsciousness, Mental Causation, Mysterianism, Physicalism
Abstract

In this article, I aim to present some of the reasons why consciousness is viewed as an intractable problem by many philosophers. Furthermore, I will argue that if these reasons are properly appreciated, then McGinn’s so-called mysterianism may not sound as far-fetched as it would otherwise sound.

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