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The Mind/Body Problem is the Feeling/Function Problem: Harnad on Dennett on Chalmers

Harnad, Stevan (2001) The Mind/Body Problem is the Feeling/Function Problem: Harnad on Dennett on Chalmers. (Unpublished)

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The mind/body problem is the feeling/function problem (Harnad 2001). The only way to "solve" it is to provide a causal/functional explanation of how and why we feel...

Item Type:Other
Keywords:consciousness, qualia, feelings, functionalism, mind/body problem
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:2130
Deposited By:Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:12 Mar 2002
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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