Re: qualia, once and for all

From: Norm Wilson (
Date: Tue Jun 22 2004 - 10:13:06 MDT

Sebastian Hagen wrote:

> Assuming that mary is a transhuman and therefore has
> sufficient abilities to absorb all of current physics,
> including everything we know about light, and all
> present knowledge about evolution of lifeforms in
> general and humans in particular, and that she actually
> does absorb all of this knowledge before she leaves the
> room, then no: she won't really learn anything new.

Are you stating that transhuman Mary, having absored all of this knowledge, would experience a red quale before leaving the room?

Norm Wilson

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