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The Knowledge Argument Meets Representationalism about Colour Experience

Jackson, Frank


Mary has new kinds of experiences when she leaves the black and white room. The change is akin to the difference between seeing black and white films and seeing films in colour. That much is common ground in the debate over the knowledge argument. This suggests that an ultimately satisfying reply to the argument on behalf of physicalism should base itself on a plausible view about the nature of the experiences she has for the first time on leaving the black and white room. It is, after all, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1017/9781316494134.006


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