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Consciousness and the Explanatory Gap

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Mind-Body Philosophy

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Taught by Professor Patrick Grim | 31 min | Categories: Philosophy & Religion

What is consciousness? Some scientists describe it as a result of emergence, much as "wet" emerges from a particular combination of hydrogen and oxygen atoms. Others propose that neuroscience will answer the question-or already has. But is it possible that the human mind will never be able to fully understand its own consciousness?...