|Other minds, philosophy: in this context, it is about the extent to which experiences of others are recognizable to us. See also privileged access, first person, consciousness, perception, qualia, perspective, objectivity, subjectivity, inverted spectra._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Foreign psychic/other minds/epistemology/Chalmers: There is obviously an epistemological problem with regard to the foreign psychic because it is logically compatible with all the evidence we have that beings around us have a consciousness and also logically compatible with these evidence that they have none.
A corresponding problem does not exist in other fields, e.g. other biological systems or other economic systems.
They do not exist in relation to our own consciousness._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996
Constructing the World Oxford 2014