Functionalism, Qualia, and the Inverted Spectrum
Horgan (Terence)
Source: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 44, No. 4, Jun., 1984, pp. 453-469
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    I argue the inadequacy of a recent attempt by david lewis to show that functionalism can accommodate inverted-qualia thought-experiments1. I then propose a hybrid theory of mind, which combines functionalism (for the non-qualitative aspects of mentality) with a type-type psycho-physical identity theory (for qualia).

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