Russell Standish wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 04:32:37PM +0100, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> >
> >
> > Le 21-nov.-06, à 03:42, Tom Caylor a écrit :
> >
> >
> > > 1. What is the purpose of this 0-person?  What role does it play?  As
> > > soon as we say it has a purpose or role, we've just instantiated it.
> > > Why do you (or Plotinus) think we need it?
> >
> >
> >
> > The 0-person is the big whole. It is the "everything". A physicalist
> > could say it is the whole UNIverse. A physicalist MW could say: it is
> > the whole multiverse. It is something which could only be viewed from
> > outside the universe: that is from nowhere.
> >
>
> For anyone who has read my book, it should be obvious that this
> 0-person view is what I call the 3rd person view in my book. (page 160)
>
> What Bruno is now calling the 3rd person point of view I label 1st
> person plural. Bruno is now distinguishing several different types of 1st
> person plural viewpoints.
>
> I believe I took an accurate snapshot of the terminological usage at
> the time I wrote the book, but terminology in this field does have a
> habit of moving on (and so it should).
>
> Cheers
>
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Wait.  The 0-person view is a view that none of us can take, so it
can't be the 3rd person view or discourse.  The 0-person view has no
thought or discourse.  It is the whole universe, or the whole of
arithmetic truth...

Tom


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