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Mind independence/dependence and objective/intersubjective/subjective existence

You are incorrect in your distinguishment between the objectivity of the physical world and ideas. That “ there is a black 1969 ford mustang over there” is ALSO only intersubjectively agreed upon. ...
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Mind independence/dependence and objective/intersubjective/subjective existence

Remember there are two core Aristotelian categories in philosophy: physika (essentially, experience) and meta ta physika (essentially, reason). Only what is physical/empirical (what we experience with ...
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Suppose something we thought was subjective was in fact chaotic (in the mathematical sense). How would we test for that?

One characteristic of chaotic systems is that the exact same system yields wildly differing outputs depending on slight variations in the input. Since people's minds are not at all exactly the same, ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

Any objective statement has to be made intersubjectively. So any objective statement is also an intersubjective statement. But the converse does not follow. An intersubjective statement need not be ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

Look at this from physics point. A key principle in physics is that objective reality should be independent of any individual observer's subjective experience or perspective. The existence of an ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement? When different people arrive at an intersubjective agreement, they say it is objective. The expression "intersubjective ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

Each circle A, B, C represents the knowledge of a subject. If there does not exist knowledge of subject(s) then there are no circles. The attributes of reality, of what exist independent of the ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

The dispute about realism travels through a spectrum of views. Most people, before engagement with philosophy of science, hold by direct realism (DR) -- that we can and do discern the reality of our ...
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What's the difference between objectivity and intersubjective agreement?

I'm going to naively assert that the scientific method assumes a straightforward answer: intersubjective agreement is a useful but imperfect means for finding objective truth. does this collective ...
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