Unformatted text preview: own experiences/thoughts • Real world might be hallucination our proof for it is our impression of the way light/vision works might be a hallucination too! o How else can we prove that the world is real? o The Egocentric Predicament • Solipsism – the view that your mind is the only thing that exists • Skepticism – the view that there may or may not be an external world, and it may or may not be completely different from how it seems to you • Verificationism – the view that reality can’t = hallucination because that would mean that someone must know that it’s not real --- w/o a beholder, contrast btw. appearance and reality is meaningless...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 1204 taught by Professor Jcpitt during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '07