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The case for qualia

Author: Edmond Wright
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophical and scientific defenses of Indirect Realism and counterarguments to the attacks of qualiaphobes.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmond Wright
ISBN: 9780262232661 0262232669 9780262731881 0262731886
OCLC Number: 474711082
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: viii, 384 s. ; 23 cm
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 / Matja z Potr c. 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.
Responsibility: edited by Edmond Wright

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