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The Limits of Thought and the Mind-Body Problem

de Leon, David (1995) The Limits of Thought and the Mind-Body Problem. [Preprint] (Unpublished)

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This paper gives an account of Colin McGinn's essay: "Can We Solve the Mind-Body Problem?". McGinn's answer to his own essay title is that the problem is forever beyond us due to the particular nature of our cognitive abilities.The present author offers a number of criticisms of the arguments which support this conclusion.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:Mind-Body Problem, Colin McGinn, cognitive limits
Subjects:Philosophy > Epistemology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:367
Deposited By:de Leon, David
Deposited On:23 Nov 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53

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