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Single Idea 2402

[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / B. Features of Minds / 6. Inverted Qualia]

Full Idea

It seems entirely coherent that experiences could be inverted while physical structure is duplicated exactly.

Gist of Idea

It seems possible to invert qualia


David J.Chalmers (The Conscious Mind [1996],

Book Reference

Chalmers,David J.: 'The Conscious Mind' [OUP 1997], p.100

A Reaction

Strange how what seems 'entirely coherent' to a leading philosopher strikes me as totally incoherent. I would have thought it was only coherent to a dualist. I don't believe God makes the physics on Thursday, and adds experiences on Friday.