Erkenntnis 55 (3):307-324 (2001)

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Kevin Corcoran
Calvin College
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John Searle's The Rediscovery of the Min is a sustained attempt to locate the mind and the mental firmly in the realm of the physical. Consciousness ,claims Searle, is just an ordinary biological feature of the world ... More specifically,``[t]he mental state of consciousness is just an ordinary biological, that is, physical featureof the brain''. Searle is adamant: ``Consciousness,to repeat, is a natural biological phenomenon''
Keywords Biology  Metaphysics  Mind  Naturalism  Reductionism  Searle, J
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