Chapter 30. Functionalism and Qualia

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Robert Van Gulick

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch31

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Gulick, R. V. (2007) Functionalism and Qualia, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • functionalism;
  • qualia;
  • diversity;
  • biological organisms;
  • qualitative similarity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Varieties of Functionalism

  • Views of Qualia

  • Anti- functionalist Arguments