[Neuroscience] Re: The future of psychology, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence

feedbackdroid via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by feedbackdroid from yahoo.com)
Sun Mar 9 11:42:18 EST 2008

On Mar 8, 11:03 am, "Alpha" <OmegaZero2... from yahoo.com> wrote:

> Unfortunately, nonthing in that paper tells us how to account for
> first-person experience, which is the most irrefutable aspect of our
> existence.  Psychology has a chance, AI on its current tracks has no chance,
> and neither does  neuroscience as received; only the addition of an
> introspective approach (appreciated by some psychologists over a long time
> span of history) will find out what consciousness is;


Good grief, Charlie Brown [to plagiarize a well-known phrase], what
introspective miracle is going to occur in the future, and that hasn't
over the past 2400 years or so, to provide some enlightenment on
ness and first-person experience? Philosophy will magically solve the
via some newly-minted word-game?

>     what the first-person
> experience is.  There is a case to be made that the fields are
> complementary; introspection would add important data /explanadums those
> other fields are supposed to be providing analysis and explanation of!

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