Precis 4 - Functionalism, Qualia and the Inverted Spectrum...

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Sheet1 Functionalism, Qualia and the Inverted Spectrum Terrance Horgan, a philosopher at the University of Memphis, provided a few counter-examples of Functionalism and how Fu The inverted-spectrum objection is an important piece of Horgan's argument. The example goes like this: Jack is one who c The problem that appears to approach functionalism is that if Jack and Jill's mental states are fully functionally definable, then It is at this point that I find a problem, or at least many questions that are unanswered. How do we know which realization to u Overall, I think Horgan's attempt to respond in a way other than his own to an objection he made was very informational, but a Alex Sandlin Precis 4 Page 1
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Sheet1 ntal state-types similarly defined." In other words, functionalists believe that there is a certain type of experience or personal connection wit which makes him think of tomatoes, Jill perceives that same color as Green but also immediately thinks of tomatoes. Because they have bo o this argument. A functionalist would
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