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Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.

Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.

Consciousness is what makes the mind-body problem really intractable. ---->>>

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd. ---->>>

There is a tendency to seek an objective account of everything before admitting its reality. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Yugoslavian
Born: 07-04, 1937
Birthplace: Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
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Occupation: Philosopher

Thomas Nagel (; born July 4, 1937) is an American philosopher, currently University Professor of Philosophy and Law Emeritus at New York University in the NYU Department of Philosophy, where he has taught since 1980. His main areas of philosophical interest are philosophy of mind, political philosophy and ethics (wikipedia)