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(noun) in philosophy: a property (as redness) considered apart from things having the property; individual instances of subjective, conscious experience

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qualia



the piquant qualia of a lived, albeit bizarrely lived, experience

—p.77 The Empty Plenum: David Markson's Wittgenstein's Mistress (73) by David Foster Wallace
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argue that aesthetic experience--or what they more often call inner sensation, or the experience of "qualia", or "consciousness" tout court--doesn't really exist

on analytic philosophy

—p.27 Acceleration Aesthetics (25) by Steven Shaviro
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6 years, 3 months ago


We are different, you and I, and the qualia of our consciousnesses are as divergent as two stars at the ends of the universe.

—p.viii PREFACE (vii) by Ken Liu
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illness is not a metaphor or a study but a phenomenon unfolding in (and on) real bodies in real rooms. Its qualia, the crinkly paper hospital gown and metallic adrenaline taste, the mutable and inexpressible shades of pain, demand articulation because they matter

—p.29 Thin places (23) by Jordan Kisner
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