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Consciousness - Remarkably diverse - Words used to describe or explain are ill defined to explain consciousness Because of such high diversity, a possibility is raised that it might not be a unitary phenomenon at all - Subjective, “what-its-like” - Phenomenal character : what it’s like subjectively to undergo an experience “QUALIA” - Neurotransmitters seem like the wrong materials to transform water (brain) into wine (consciousness) - Qualia isn’t analyzable in terms of functional or intentional states – robots - Subjectiveness relates to a single POV, thus physicalism doesn’t work to explain Can’t be studied or accessed from a completely objective POV (animals/ bats for ex) Physically cant be regarded as wrong because maybe we do not have any present conception of how to understand out position with consciousness Certain perceptual experiences that no amount of purely physical info includes Property Dualism : physical substance consists of separate physical and mental properties -
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