Ideas from 'Mad Pain and Martian Pain' by David Lewis [1980], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Papers Vol.1' by Lewis,David [OUP 1983,0-19-503204-7]].

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17. Mind and Body / C. Functionalism / 4. Causal Functionalism
Type-type psychophysical identity is combined with a functional characterisation of pain
17. Mind and Body / E. Physicalism / 1. Physicalism
The application of 'pain' to physical states is non-rigid and contingent
17. Mind and Body / E. Physicalism / 7. Anti-Physicalism / b. Multiple realisability
A theory must be mixed, to cover qualia without behaviour, and behaviour without qualia