[Wittrs] Re: I Experience in Ordinary Language

  • From: "Cayuse" <z.z7@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 00:11:38 -0000

Joseph Polanik wrote:
yes, 'I experience' is a statement expressed in ordinary language;
but, there's no problem with it. if I am experiencing an afterimage
and I report 'I am experiencing an afterimage', it seems like a very
accurate report.

It's that 'seeming' that is the problem -- it leads to the circularity of your argument "I experience (i.e. there is an "I" that experiences), therefore I am an experiencer".
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