Dr. Seth surely does not show what he proposes: “Scientists and philosophers might have made consciousness far more mysterious than it needs to be.”
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At Mind Matters News: Neuroscientists: The Hard Problem of consciousness isn’t so hard!
If consciousness remains unexplained by materialist theories, we are entitled to conclude, at least provisionally, that it is not a material phenomenon.
At Mind Matters News: The science “advances” are proving the mind ever more elusive
What Seth is saying is that he wants to undermine the feeling that human consciousness is different from what happens to clams and sand dollars. If that doesn’t work? Well, it never has.
Michael Egnor: Is your brain a billion little biological machines?
As pop neuroscientist Anil Seth claims in a TED talk? What the brain “is” depends on how you study it. We live in a mechanical age, so we study it as a machine. But our method of study determines what we learn. Theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Werner Heisenberg noted perceptively that “…what we observe Read More…