The Mind Body Problem Arises Essay

820 Words Dec 9th, 2015 4 Pages
While subject dualist pay mind to the fact that some mental states can be conscious, without telling us how they can be or giving an example. This causes a strong opportunity for epiphenomenalist to argue about this theory. If this can be true then it must be possible that physical states of the brain give rise to the nonphysical conscious properties, causing nothing. These concepts brought to the idea that the mind is not physical but these argument strongly contest otherwise.
A big part of subject dualism comes down to the mind body problem. One important part of the mind-body problem arises because it seems impossible that a scientific account of what goes on in a conscious brain, however complete, could of itself predict the conscious experiences of the person whose brain it is. Ordinarily, perhaps, we are not too puzzled by the fact that we have inner experiences. Invoke science, to arrive at a better explanation and understanding of inner experiences, and we encounter neurons, synaptic junctions, exchange of potassium and sodium ions across semi-permeable membranes and so on, but never anything, apparently, remotely like a sensation, a feeling, a conscious experience. The better the scientific explanation, the more inexplicable our inner experiences seem to become, the more they seem to disappear. It is this apparent inherent resistance of mind to scientific explanation, the apparent stubborn scientific unintelligibility of mind, which engenders an important part…

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