|Experience: a) reflected perception, which can be compared with prior perceptions and can be processed linguistically. See also events, perception, sensations, empiricism.|
b) an event that is processed in the consciousness of a subject. No mere imagination. See also events, imagination, consciousness.
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Experience/Chalmers: what is baffling is not reacting to stimuli or processing information. What is a philosophical mystery is the existence of conscious experience. It is not something that one would have predicted from these features (information processing, learning etc.) alone.
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996
Constructing the World Oxford 2014