getting past emergentism

John David Galt jdg at diogenes.sacramento.ca.us
Sun Apr 15 17:25:02 EST 2001


The incredible Sulk wrote:
> RoyBoy wrote:

>> Succinct way of putting it.  But I do not see that as a problem.
>> It is definitely funny.  But although 'Rational Materialism' is used
>> by consciousness, why can it not be used on consciousness?

> Oh you can use it allright: My point is that it is a meaningless
> exercise.

It's not entirely meaningless; just don't expect to get a (the?)
complete explanation of consciousness that way.  (Gödel's theorem.)




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