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Evolutionary panpsychism is the emerging solution
to the classical brain/mind problem.

 

The "ism" by which we can best identify the emerging solution to the classical brain/mind problem is evolutionary panpsychism. Panpsychism is the philosophical position that claims that all of reality has a mental aspect: psyche is a universal presence in the world. Qualifying "panpsychism" with "evolutionary" means that we do not claim that psyche is present throughout reality in the same way, at the same level of development. We say that psyche evolves, the same as matter. But we affirm that both matter and mind--physis and psyche--were present from the beginning: they are both fundamental aspects of reality. [ Laszlo, p. 147]

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