Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Big Bang/McGinn: we assume that there was eventually a singularity that resulted in space and matter. The fact that this singularity arose at some point is based on properties of the universe that already existed before.
Originally pre-spatial properties (before the Big Bang) would therefore (assuming physical preservation) be the cause both of matter and of mind.
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Consciousness/Big Bang/McGinn: Thesis: consciousness is sort of a fossil of the early universe (before the Big Bang). It must entail reminiscences of those far past times.

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