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Hard problem of consciousness

Last updated Jan 31, 2022 Edit Source

Related: mind body problem, Materialism

How do we bridge objective description and subjective experience (qualia)? Is consciousness explainable in terms of brain processes?

What gives rise to consciousness (rel: emergent behaviour), first-person experiences, and a sense of self? Do inanimate and non-human intelligences have personal experiences?


# Explanatory Gap

See Nagel’s Bat Argument