Ideas from 'What Mary Didn't Know' by Frank Jackson [1986], by Theme Structure

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15. Nature of Minds / B. Features of Minds / 5. Qualia / a. Nature of qualia
I say Mary does not have new knowledge, but knows an old fact in a new way
Is it unfair that physicalist knowledge can be written down, but dualist knowledge can't be
Mary knows all the physical facts of seeing red, but experiencing it is new knowledge