From: Eliezer Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 06 2004 - 22:39:19 MDT
Mitchell Porter wrote:
> Look, do you agree that blue patches, loud noises, etc., exist, or not?
> If yes, explain what's blue about a bunch of cortical neurons. If not,
> explain how I can interpret my experience without blueness, loudness,
> etc. In my world, these things are *epistemically* basic, whether or
> not they're ontologically basic.
I'm replying to Mitchell about this off-list; we'll see how that goes.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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