Is Consciousness Really Such a ‘Hard Problem’?

Not if we are willing to accept that it is built into the fabric of the universe.

Craig Axford

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Consciousness is, for many philosophers, considered a baffling mystery. The philosopher David Chalmers is commonly credited with labeling consciousness the “hard problem.” In his book The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory, he writes:

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Craig Axford

M.A. in Environment and Management and undergraduate degrees in Anthropology & Environmental Studies. Living in Moab, Utah. A generalist, not a specialist.