It's not surprising, then, that Dennett has asked Chalmers
But, of course, this is simply to beg the question against consciousness being a phenomenon to be explained in its own right.
Functionalism & Chalmers as a Functionalist
Chalmers even goes so far as to say that he holds that “what matters is the functional organization”. Thus, if a
Type-A & Type-B Materialism
Chalmers, David. (2010) The Character of Consciousness
--- (1997) 'Moving Forward on the Problem of Consciousness'
--- (1998) 'An interview with David Chalmers', by David Chrucky
--- (2002] 'Conciousness and its Place in Nature'
Dennett, Daniel. (1991) Consciousness Explained