[Wittrs] Re: Strawson on Experience and Experiencers

  • From: "jrstern" <jrstern@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 15:20:53 -0000

--- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "iro3isdx" <xznwrjnk-evca@...> wrote:
> I am puzzled by the existence of this thread.
> > "An experience is impossible without an experiencer"
> I see that as an uninteresting truism.
> > "This is a necessary truth."
> It is common that necessary truths make for uninteresting truisms.

A home run is impossible without a home run hitter.

A unicorn rider is impossible without a unicorn.

"necessary truth" is one of those phrases that sounds really important, and 
doesn't seem to come to anything at all.


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