David Kirkpatrick

December 9, 2008

Mysterianism

Filed under: et.al. — Tags: , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 12:49 pm

I’ve learned a new term today from Derbyshire, er Bradlaugh, at Secular Rightmysterianism.

From the second (Wikipedia) link:

New Mysterianism is a philosophical position proposing that the hard problem of consciousness will never be explained; or at the least cannot be explained by the human mind at its current evolutionary stage. The unresolvable problem is how to explain sentience and qualia and their interaction with consciousness.

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