[Wittrs] Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 16:30:00 -0500

Cayuse wrote:

>Chalmers' "hard problem" results from confusing the well grounded and
>useful idea of self as organism in its habitat with the ungrounded and
>useless metaphysical idea of self as experiencer.

you have this backwards.

Chalmers posed the hard problem by unconflating two distinct language
games: the I as a physical object (an organism in its habitat); and, the
I as self-experiencing experiencer.


Nothing Unreal is Self-Aware



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