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Calling it a mental image is an oversimplification of the logical quagmire of negation. This logic of the absence of knowledge has been extensively debated for millennia by Hindu and Buddhist logicians and philosophers. Vicente Fatone writes in his book The Philosophy of Nagarjuna on page 118-20: Nevertheless, whether one adopts the primary attitude which ...


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I have not read this book nor familiar with the author. But I believe there are two relevant concepts that support your claim and do not refute it. The concepts are information channels and triangulation. James Ladyman and Tim Maudlin (two unrelated philosophers) both claim our senses and perception are information channels. An important feature of an ...


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This is somewhat futile. We would need to read both Mumford's book as well as the entire fragment of Sartre's book discussed by Mumford. This being said, who is Stephen Mumford? Stephen Dean Mumford (born 31 July 1965) is a British philosopher, who is currently Head of Department and Professor of Metaphysics in the Department of Philosophy at Durham ...


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