The Theoretical Failure to Explain Red Experience
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I outline Horgan's original and several of his successors' responses to the KA in section 3, and discuss Horgan's defection in the next section. Then, I present and apply a strategy devised by Paul Churchland and Yujin Nagasawa to show that nonphysicalist views are also vulnerable to the KA. I use their strategy and a respect for the Mary intuition to support a nonreductive or subjective response to the Knowledge Argument on which complete phenomenal knowledge is not explicable by any theory, regardless of theories' commitment to ontological physicalism, dualism, naturalism or supernaturalism. Before thesis-supporting, though, a primer on possible responses to Jackson's Knowledge Argument to wet the feet.