qualia means talking about valid cognition (pramana). valid cognition means talking about Master Dharmakirti and Master Dignaga. that means you pretty much have to head into sanskrit+tibetan land.
mental aspect, Tib: rnam pa Skt: akara
appearing object, Tib: snang yul Skt: pratibhasa-vishaya
conceived object, Tib: zhen yul Skt: adhyavasaya-vishaya
you could easily find another 20 terms because in buddhism qualia are not monolithic and unchanging, and so there are many terms to account for all the various parts to qualia, how they are brought about, different types, etc.
It irritates me that there isn't a more concerted effort to directly relate Buddhist terminology to modern philosophy of mind and cognitive science.
There's just so much overlap at this point.
is there? most people are materialists which means qualia dont actually exist.
buddhism is based on perfecting introspection which means understanding how qualia function in order to remove troublesome qualia, namely grasping to self and suffering itself. for materialists, however, doing these things means just managing a complicated hydraulics system aka the brain
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