Compare And Contrast Ginn's Mysterianism

The Insolvable Gap: McGinn’s Mysterianism
The hard problem of consciousness has puzzled, scientists and philosophers alike, for many years. Modern brain science has made great technological advancements in past years and has arrived at the ability to monitor brain activity tangibly. The philosophy of mind has become much more sophisticated and profound, since the dualist ideals of Descartes. The hard problem of consciousness and the mind-body problem seek an explanation for how humans arrive at consciousness from our neurophysiology. The task that the hard problem of consciousness poses is to find the missing link, likely a part of the brain, between the physical brain and the mental self. There have been many attempts made in both neuroscience and the philosophy of mind to explain this relationship,
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Given our current understanding of brain science and the philosophy of the mind, if we were to have the answer to this problem, we should have already arrived at it. Dualism is the most digestible of these possible explanations, the correct explanation should be just as comforting, while complementing the physical sciences. It is possible that human beings are cognitively closed to the awareness of their own cognitive closures. The objection that mysterianism is ludicrous, fails to understand the logic behind mysterianism. The objection that McGinn’s response limits human capabilities and understanding, fails to admit that all entities have some sort of limitations. The novelty of such a response that proposes insolubility as a solution is not to be regarded as any less true, than one that proposes a concrete solution. McGinn’s understanding of the mind-body problem as being unsolvable by natural science and solvable by philosophy proves to the most comprehensive response, with our current grasp of neuroscience and interpretation of the philosophy of

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