[Serious Phil] What Do Physicalists Want?
peterdjones at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 26 11:10:23 CDT 2012
--- In Phil-Sci-Mind at yahoogroups.com, "iro3isdx" <Philscimind at ...> wrote:
> --- In Phil-Sci-Mind at yahoogroups.com, "Peter D" <Philscimind@> wrote:
> > responding to message 2769
> > PDJ:
> > Can't you categorise your dull, thobbing or sharp pains as pains?
> Yes, I an do that with pains. But I can't do that with the details of
> color experience (presuming that there are details).
Can't you? Can't you categorise colours as murky, pastel and so on?
> That distinction is why talk of qualia is problematic, but talk of pain
The feeling of pain is uncontroversially a quale.
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