Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.
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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.
I 236
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).
Crick, Francis
Cha I
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996

Cha II
D. Chalmers
Constructing the World Oxford 2014

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-22