|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._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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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.
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.
Mind-body problem/McGinn: we cannot solve it, because we cannot see the mind._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Die Grenzen vernünftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? München 2001