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Quotation by Ned Block
You ask: What is it that philosophers have called qualitative states? I answer, only half in jest: As Louis Armstrong is said to have said when asked what jazz is, 'If you got to ask, you ain't never gonna get to know.'
Ned Block (b. 1942), British philosopher. "Troubles with Functionalism," p. 453, Mind and Cognition (1984).
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