The Hard Problem of Consciousness & the Progressivism of Scientific Explanation

@inproceedings{TheHP,
  title={The Hard Problem of Consciousness & the Progressivism of Scientific Explanation},
  author={}
}
    Several philosophers believe that with phenomenal consciousness and neural-biological properties, there will always be some kind of epistemic gap between the two that will lead to a corresponding ontological gap. Perhaps the most notable of these philosophers is David Chalmers with his zombie conceivability argument. In order to address those who espouse this hardline position, I first briefly will examine certain aspects of the history of scientific explanation. I will put forth a positive… CONTINUE READING