[Wittrs] Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 20:44:43 -0500

Cayuse wrote:

>Joseph Polanik wrote:

>>it seems that saying 'I am the experiencer of all my experience at
>>inducing afterimages' is acceptable to you but saying 'I am the
>>experiencer of the afterimages I induce'.

>I am the physical organism that acquires the skill of inducing
>afterimages, but there is no experiencer of those afterimages.

how can I truthfully report having acquired the skill of inducing
afterimages if I am unable to assert that I experience the afterimages
that I induce? the experience of those afterimages is the only evidence
I have that I have acquired the skill of inducing afterimages.

Joe


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