Philosophical views on consciousness - functionalism and structularism© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 25, 2018, 3:43 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/psychopharmacology/hard-problem-of-consciousness-67532
Hard Problem of Consciousness is a philosophical dilemma which basically looks at the paradox of the phenomenological existence of some given object or event and its identity as captured by the 'sensing' of whatever the object or event might be.
For instance H2O = water. We do not see water, nor hold it or taste it, but with our conscious awareness of water being relegated to the formula allows us to acknowledge that H2O is indeed water. This is so because we 'identify' water in chemical terms as H2O.
Such philosophical conjectures ...