Month: January 2017

Galileo, Panpsychism, and the Hard Problem of Consciousness

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Panpsychism and the hard problem It is sometimes said that consciousness is a mystery in the sense that we have no idea what it is. This is clearly not true. What could be better known to us than our own feelings and experiences? The mystery of consciousness is not what consciousness it is but why it is. Neuroscience has made considerable progress in understanding the physical mechanisms underlying human behaviour and associated internal functioning. But […]