Interview - Colin McGinn

The Philosophers' Magazine 40 (40):49-50 (2008)
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Colin McGinn has written on a wide range of philosophical issues and is best known for his argument that the human mind is incapable of understanding itself, and that therefore attempts to understand the nature of consciousness are doomed. He has written a novel and a memoir, and has recently turned his attention to the cinema and Shakespeare. He is professor of philosophy at Miami University
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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ISBN(s) 1354-814X
DOI 10.5840/tpm200840111
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