Chapter

Qualities and their Places

Austen Clark

in A Theory of Sentience

Published in print March 2000 | ISBN: 9780198238515
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679650 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238515.003.0002
Qualities and their Places

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The machinery for analysing sensory qualities and producing a multidimensional ordering of their similarities — a ‘quality space’ — seems relatively well developed and robust. This chapter attempts to throw a wooden shoe into the works by showing that even when that task is done there are aspects of sentience that remain untouched.

Keywords: space; sentience; brain; spatial qualia

Chapter.  19160 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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