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The case for qualia

Author: Edmond Leo Wright
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Series: Bradford book.
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First presenting philosophical defences, then scientific and finally specific criticisms of opposing views including discussions on the Churchlands' 'neurophilosophy', this book discusses philosophical and scientific defences of Indirect Realism and counterarguments to the attacks of qualiaphobes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Case for qualia.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008
(DLC) 2007031242
(OCoLC)162507273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmond Leo Wright
ISBN: 9780262286497 0262286491 9780262232661 0262232669 9780262731881 0262731886 9781435643512 1435643518
OCLC Number: 228112181
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 384 p.)
Contents: Philosophical defenses --
The case for indirect realism / Harold I. Brown --
Illusions and hallucinations as evidence for sense data / E.J. Lowe --
Experience and representation / William S. Robinson --
Qualia realism : its phenomenal contents and discontents / George Graham and Terence Horgan --
The world of qualia / Matjaž Potrč --
Subjective physicalism / Robert J. Howell --
Scientific defenses --
Color qualities and the physical world / C.L. Hardin --
Heat, temperature, and phenomenal concepts / Isabelle Peschard and Michel Bitbol --
A process-oriented view of qualia / Riccardo Manzotti --
The ontological status of qualia and sensations : how they fit into the brain / John Smythies --
Attacks --
The churchlands' war on qualia / Mark Crooks --
Why Frank should not have jilted Mary / Howard Robinson --
Phenomenal knowledge without experience / Torin Alter --
A defense of qualia in the strong sense / Barry Maund --
How to believe in qualia / Amy Kind --
Transparency and the unity of experience / John O'Dea --
Phenomenal character and the transparency of experience / Martine Nida-Rümelin --
From the looks of things : the explanatory failure of representationalism / Diana Raffman --
Why transparency is unethical / Edmond Wright.
Series Title: Bradford book.
Responsibility: edited by Edmond Wright.
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