Dictionary of Arguments

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Bat example, philosophy: (Literature Th Nagel, What is it like to be a bat, Philosophical Review 83 (October). 435-50 (1974).) While most people believe to be able to imagine how it would be for them to be a bat, according to Nagel this is not the point. The problem is that we cannot imagine what it is like for a bat to be a bat. See also subjectivity, objectivity, privileged access, introspection, imagination.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Chalmers, David Being a Bat   Chalmers, David
Nagel, Thomas Being a Bat   Nagel, Thomas
Putnam, Hilary Being a Bat   Putnam, Hilary
Searle, John R. Being a Bat   Searle, John R.

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