[Wittrs] Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:26:41 -0500

BruceD wrote:

>Joseph Polanik wrote:

>>>What is the relationship between the experience and the experiencer?

>>an experiencer experiences experiences?

>>an experiencer has experiences?

>Which is to say, would you agree, that the relationship between the
>experiencer and what is experienced is not causal, but, let's say,
>instrumental (in the sense of it suits my purpose to take them to be)?

a lot depends on what you mean by '*what* is experienced'. suppose you
look at a red ball. would you say that you experience the physical
object that appears to you as a red ball; or, would you say that you
experience redness, roundness and so on?



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