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Plea from The Week: Please stop spouting nonsense theories about the meaning of consciousness | Uncommon Descent

May 18, 2017

“…One reason why consciousness so vexes academic philosophers is that a great many of them are atheists, and the reality of subjective consciousness frustrates an extremist but widely held version of atheistic metaphysics called eliminative materialism. This form of metaphysics takes the position that the only things that exist are matter and mindless physical processes. But in a world of pure matter, how could you have subjective, conscious beings like us?…”

Source: Plea from The Week: Please stop spouting nonsense theories about the meaning of consciousness | Uncommon Descent

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