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Re: Questions for the friends of qualia.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:37 am
by raw_thought
I am aaying that accusing me of being a duelist is a logical fallacy.

Re: Questions for the friends of qualia.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:39 am
by raw_thought
Ginkgo wrote:
raw_thought wrote:So you agree that he is saying "A" is true.
And he is saying that "A" is not true.
That is illogical.
Yes, as I have said many times before, the problem with a materialist explanation for consciousness is that you end up eliminating the very thing you are trying to prove.
My apologies! I thought you were defending Dennett and arguing that qualia do not exist.

Re: Questions for the friends of qualia.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:45 am
by Ginkgo
raw_thought wrote:I am aaying that accusing me of being a duelist is a logical fallacy.
It is a statement of fact within the context of the discussion.

Re: Questions for the friends of qualia.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:54 am
by Hobbes' Choice
raw_thought wrote:Philosophers do. Qualia has been at the center of philosophical debate for years now. Why are you at a philosophy site?
Because I enjoyed the discussion whilst we had it. But since we've been over the same ground again, and again I'm puzzled to why the thread has come back to life.
If you've nothing new to offer....

Re: Questions for the friends of qualia.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:45 am
by raw_thought
1. I corrected a misunderstanding. I never said that you must know the word "green" to experience green.
2. I quoted Scott as to show that one cannot redefine terms.