Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Mind Body problem: the question of how thinking and sensibility arise from matter, and how the relationship of the mental and the material without which the mental (psychic, psychical) is not possible can be explained. See also substance, res Cogitans, dualism, monism, identity theory, materialism, physicalism, functionalism.
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Mind-body problem/McGinn: there seems to be no physical properties of organisms from which consciousness could arise under certain circumstances.
It is now even more difficult to specify exactly which property of consciousness ensures that it allows no physical explanation.
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Mind-body problem/McGinn: is not related to any specific philosophical answer. If it were explained scientifically (not philosophically), we would not understand the answer.
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Mind-body problem/McGinn: we cannot solve it, because we cannot see the mind.

C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vern├╝nftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? M├╝nchen 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28