Beyond the mind-body problem
|Abstract||Wilfred Sellars once famously described philosophy as "the attempt to say how things, in the most general sense of the term, hang together, in the most general sense of the term." (Sellars, 1962). In the spirit of that suggestion, we can think of philosophy of mind as the attempt to say how minds hang together-how things fit to form minds, and how minds fit with other things. It can hardly be disputed that there are these kinds of fit; in that respect at least, the world is a coherent place. The philosophical challenge is to understand and elucidate that nature of the fit, such as it is|
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