Re: What do you lose if you simply accept...

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 12:06:20 +1000

Yes, this is what I meant. What it is like to be something can only be
answered from the 1st person perspective.


>>Can the description of the apple, or bat, or whatever meaningfully include
>>what it is like to be that thing?
>What do you mean by " include" ? Does the artificial brain proposed by your
>doctor "includes" you ?
>In a 1-person sense: yes (assuming c.)
>In a 3-person sense: no.

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