[Wittrs] Re: I Experience in Ordinary Language

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 06:21:13 -0500

Cayuse wrote:

>Joseph Polanik wrote:

>>what do you conclude from the two facts on the table: that conscious
>>experience is not an empirical phenomenon; and, that there is
>>conscious experience?

>The idea of conscious experience appears as part of the data of
>conscious experience, but there is no advantage in talking or even
>thinking about that idea. Even so, we have a picture of the world and
>we have a non-empirical idea of conscious experience, and our drive for
>explanation compels us to try to find a bigger picture in which
>conscious experience fits into the world. This is the start of a lot of
>hot air.

given that there is conscious experience and that conscious experience
is not a measurable phenomenon; it follows that conscious experience is
a phenomenon of another kind.



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