[ExI] The simplest possible conscious system

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 08:32:23 UTC 2010

On 7 February 2010 12:18, Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I don't believe in qualia, as such, because the idea implies the possibility of consciousness-without-an-object or consciousness-sans-qualia. Such states seem to me impossible both in theory and in practice. Instead I believe one experiences various qualities or aspects of one's own unified field of consciousness.

There isn't any context in which you could use "qualia" where
"experience" or "perception" would not do as well.

Stathis Papaioannou

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