[Wittrs] Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:37:27 -0500

BruceD wrote:

>Joseph Polanik wrote:

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

>Is this not a special case of knowing?

suppose you imagine yourself in a high alpine meadow on a sunny day
discussing philosophy with a blue unicorn. is that a case of knowing? (I
would say 'no'.) is that a case of experiencing? (I would say 'yes').

hence, knowing is a subset of experiencing.

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

quite possible.



Nothing Unreal is Self-Aware



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