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J. J. Valberg
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.7, No.1 (July 2017):187-194
James Tartaglia in his book Philosophy in a Meaningless Life advances what he calls ‘The Transcendent Hypothesis’ as a solution to the problem of consciousness. The present paper examines T’s solution in light of his definition of ‘transcendence’, offers several criticisms of the solution, and briefly, indicates a conception of consciousness on which the problem does not arise.