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The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory - Page 4
by David J. Chalmers - 1997 - 414 pages
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Toward a Science of Consciousness: The First Tucson Discussions ..., Volume 1

Stuart R. Hameroff, Alfred W. Kaszniak, Alwyn Scott - Psychology - 1996 - 790 pages
..."consciousness," an organism is conscious if there is something it is like to be that organism, and a mental state is conscious if there is something it is like to be in that state. Sometimes terms such as "phenomenal consciousness" and "qualia" are also used here, but I find...
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Explaining Consciousness: The Hard Problem

Jonathan Shear - Philosophy - 1999 - 422 pages
...'consciousness', an organism is conscious if there is something it is like to be that organism, and a mental state is conscious if there is something it is like to be in that state. Sometimes terms such as 'phenomenal consciousness' and 'qualia' are also used here, but I find...
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Consciousness and Emotion in Cognitive Science: Conceptual and Empirical Issues

Josefa Toribio, Andy Clark - Philosophy - 1998 - 314 pages
...'consciousness', an organism is conscious if there is something it is like to be that organism. and a mental state is conscious if there is something it is like to be in that state. Sometimes terms such as 'phenomenal consciousness' and 'qualia' are also used here, but I find...
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Essential Sources in the Scientific Study of Consciousness

Bernard J. Baars, William P. Banks, James B. Newman - Medical - 2003 - 1192 pages
...something it is like to be that being, to use a phrase made famous by the philosopher Thomas Nagel. Similarly, a mental state is conscious if there is...qualitative feel — an associated quality of experience. Those qualitative feels are also known as phenomenal qualities, or qualia for short. The problem of...
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Consciousness: A Guide to the Debates

Anthony Freeman - Philosophy - 2003 - 338 pages
..."consciousness," an organism is conscious if there is something it is like to be that organism, and a mental state is conscious if there is something it is like to be in that state. Sometimes 320 * Documents terms such as "phenomenal consciousness" and "qualia" are also used...
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Seele, Denken, Bewusstsein: zur Geschichte der Philosophie des Geistes

Uwe Meixner, Albert Newen - Philosophy - 2003 - 401 pages
...Physikalisierung des Bewusstseins Widerstand leisten, weshalb sie auch als „Qualia-Freunde" bekannt sind. there is something it is like to be in that mental state", sondern vielmehr „if there is something it is like for a being to be in that mental state". Mag sein,...
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Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader

Maureen Eckert - Philosophy - 2006 - 270 pages
..."consciousness", an organism is conscious if there is something it is like to be that organism, and a mental state is conscious if there is something it is like to be in that state. Sometimes terms such as "phenomenal consciousness" and "qualia" are also used here, but I find...
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Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science: A Volume of the Handbook of ...

Psychology - 2006 - 522 pages
...discussions. As exhibit number one, here is Chalmers describing "the hard part" of the mind-body problem: A mental state is conscious if there is something...mental state is conscious if it has a qualitative feel-a,n associated quality of experience. These qualitative feels are also known as phenomenal properties,...
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Consciousness: From Perception to Reflection in the History of Philosophy

Sara Heina ̈maa, Sara Heinämaa, Vili Lähteenmäki, Pauliina Remes - Classical Philosophy - 2007 - 394 pages
...phenomenality is seen as the final obstacle to this enterprise. David Chalmers formulates this view by stating that a "mental state is conscious if it has a qualitative feel - an associated quality of experience [. . .] The problem of explaining these phenomenal qualities is just the problem of consciousness....
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