[Wittrs] Re: Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: "BruceD" <blroadies@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 19:35:01 -0000

--- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Joseph Polanik <jPolanik@...> wrote:

> what is known is that there is experience and there is experiencing;

Is this not a special case of knowing? Some knowledge can be doubted.
Some can be show to be in error. But that we are agents and experience
the world, is an example of neither. Wittgenstein calls this

> but, no way to explain that fact without inferring that there is an
> experiencer.

Perhaps there is "no way to explain" because all explanations begin with
with a person experiencing himself and his world.


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