Re: A calculus of personal identity

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 11:43:01 -0700

Bruno Marchal wrote:
There is no false 1-memories. Only an association between some
1-memory and some 3-reality can be false. If someone succeeds in
implementing correctly (more than just coherently) false beliefs (like
I am Napoleon just after Waterloo), then I will believe correctly that
I am Napoleon and that I have just lose a battle, almost by
definition. I will have to go in an asylum, sure, but my

1-memory of the past is correct given that they have been correctly


What does "correctly implemented" mean? Doesn't it reference some 3rd person standard of "correct"?

Brent Meeker
P.S. For some reason I get some of your posts, like the above, as enclosures to an otherwise empty

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