individual instances of subjective, conscious experience
Examples of qualia include the pain of a headache, the taste of wine, or the perceived redness of an evening sky. It is a separate bit of experience, different from thinking about propositions or stream of consciousness thought.
- singular form: quale
- Online papers on qualia, by various authors, compiled by David Chalmers
- Kriegel, Uriah 2014. Current controversies in philosophy of mind. New York: Taylor & Francis. p. 201. ISBN 978-0-415-53086-6.
- "Dennett D. ''Quining Qualia''". Ase.tufts.edu. 1985-11-21. Retrieved 2010-12-03.