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by Madbucket Schism
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: The irrefutability of solipsism and the recognition that consciousness is not physical
Replies: 104
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Re: The irrefutability of solipsism and the recognition that consciousness is not physical

As Searle pointed out: solipsism refutes itself. If you're a solipsist, you don't believe this forum and its people actually exist. Expecting that a second solipsist shows up implies wanting solipsism to be proven false. I'm curious about what happens when we change our perspective. Just like how o...
by Madbucket Schism
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: The irrefutability of solipsism and the recognition that consciousness is not physical
Replies: 104
Views: 9244

Re: The irrefutability of solipsism and the recognition that consciousness is not physical

The way I see it, the question is not if it's mental or physical, because neither of them are the answer. But it can't be given a name because that confuses the equation with too many variables. Physical, Mental, or spiritual are a kinds of possibilities, but they are only three possibilities out of...