[Wittrs] I Experience in Ordinary Language

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 19:39:53 -0500

Cayuse wrote:

>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".

there is no circularity.

there is self-reference.

the fact that the assertion ('I experience') is made is proof that
something makes the assertion, is it not?

Joe


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