The explanatory stopgap

Philosophical Review 113 (3):303-57 (2004)
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Eric Lormand
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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Is there an explanatory gap between raw feels and raw material? Some philosophers argue, and many other people believe, that scientific explanations of conscious experience cannot be as satisfying as typical scientific explanations elsewhere, even in our wildest dreams. The underlying philosophical claims are
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DOI 10.1215/00318108-113-3-303
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