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The Limits of Thought & the Mind-Body Problem

de Léon, David LU (1995)
Abstract
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
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  abstract     = {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},
  author       = {de Léon, David},
  keyword      = {Cognitive Studies},
  language     = {eng},
  title        = {The Limits of Thought & the Mind-Body Problem},
  year         = {1995},
}