Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Le 23-juil.-06, à 02:43, 1Z a écrit :
> > There is no reason to think numbers can describe qualia at
> > all, so the question of the  "best" description hardly arises.
> That was my point. But then I can show this is a necessary consequence
> of comp.
> Materialist who are using comp as a pretext for not doing serious
> philosophy of mind takes as granted that qualia can be described by
> number or machine or theories. Comp explains how both qualia can be
> related to a mixture of self-reference and unnameable truth.

OTOH, materialism explains how qualia can be unrelated to computation.

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