|Qualia, philosophy: qualia are the sensory-like correspondences to properties perceived on external objects or processes. Problems arise in connection with the explanation of their origin and their comparability between individuals. See also phenomena, sensory perception, sensations, perceptions, stimuli, qualities, subjectivity, intersubjectivity, objectivity, inverted spectra, consciousness._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Chalmers I 235
Qualia/Francis Crick/Koch/Chalmers: (Krick and Koch FN 11/Chapter 6) "Natural History of Qualia" ("the natural nistory of qualia"). Thesis: Neuroscience can explain similarities and differences between experiences. The geometry of experience spaces such as taste space or color space. ((s)> Gärdenfors). Detailed structures of the facial field, etc.
Thesis: these characteristics are objectively communicable, which implies that they must be found in physical features of the system and thus also have to be characteristics of the awareness (psychological attention). (FN 12/Chapter 6)._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996
Constructing the World Oxford 2014