[Serious Phil] What Constitutes an Explanation?
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Wed Jun 27 21:14:24 CDT 2012
On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 10:11 PM, walto <Philscimind at undergroundwiki.org>wrote:
> --- In Phil-Sci-Mind at yahoogroups.com, Joseph Polanik <Philscimind at ...>
> "for the nth time, identity theorists deny that subjective experience is
> at all different from brain activity."
> For the nth+1 time, if experiences are identical to brain activities, then
> it doesn't matter if they're "subjective" or not (whatever that's supposed
> to mean).
Eh, but how could it be any other way if any neuroscience experiments are
correct, that's exactly what they are.
I think it's best to take science seriously, rather than pretending that we
could know better than them.
Eray Ozkural, PhD candidate. Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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