Thursday, October 27, 2005

Minds and Brains

Juan Galiz-Menendez at A Critical Vision ponders reductionism and says:
No account or "theory" of mind/brain relations that is false to the rich, technicolor phenomenology of being a conscious agent -- a freedom in the world -- will be persuasive in the long run.
Any future metaphysics must unite what physics tells us about the world with what we already know about ourselves. A real theory of everything would have to encompass the "self" and "freedom" as well as quarks and quanta.

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