On Sun, Jan 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM Philip Thrift <cloudver...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > Of course *physical, chemical, biological, psychical, sociological *laws > (to run the spectrum) are all human inventions. > > The questions are about how these laws interrelate (and terms like *emergence, > reduction, downward causation* are used). > > In terms of processing, I distinguish *experience processing* from > *information > processing.* > > https://codicalist.wordpress.com/2018/10/14/experience-processing/ > > https://codicalist.wordpress.com/2018/12/14/material-semantics-for-unconventional-programming/ > > >From the above page: But suppose there was hardware that supported experiential functionality as well. Programs in a language with experiential modalities could execute “for real” in that computing substrate, as opposed to the informational-only supporting hardware. *The connection between experience (phenomenal material consciousness) and truth (experiential modal logic) would be that it is possible for there to be different kinds of consciousness via alternative material substrates.* What does this imply for philosophical zombies? ([1 <https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/fdEWWr8St59bXLbQr/zombies-zombies>], [2 <https://www.studocu.com/es-ar/document/university-of-melbourne/the-philosophy-of-mind/trabajo-tutorial/an-unfortunate-dualist/2095657/view>], [3 <https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/kYAuNJX2ecH2uFqZ9/the-generalized-anti-zombie-principle>]) Are they possible within your theory? Are you familiar with Chalmer's fading and dancing qualia thought experiment? [4 <http://consc.net/papers/qualia.html>] What does your theory predict regarding the behavior and experience of a biological brain being replaced with some *information-only* hardware? Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.