Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> Pete Carlton writes:
>
> > On Dec 8, 2006, at 7:48 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> >
> > > Then I am not sure if this is really related with Quentin Anciaux's
> > > idea that he feels located in his head.
> > > The idea that we are in our head ... is in our head!
> > >
> >
> > Another way of saying that, is that we have the urge to utter and
> > endorse sentences like "I feel located in my head" - but the
> > explanation of this urge is not necessarily "I am located in my head,
> > and I want to give an honest report of that".  I'm not convinced that
> > there is a "1st person" fact of the matter whether "I" am in W or M.
>
> It's a strange thing, but we're not "really" located anywhere in the physical 
> universe. We assume, probably correctly, that our consciousness-generating 
> mechanisms are in our skulls receiving sensory input on the planet Earth, but 
> we would have just the same experiences if our bodies were telepresence 
> robots or if we were constructs in an appropriately configured virtual 
> reality.


If we are probably located in our heads, we are probably *really*
located in our heads.

The claim "we're not "really" located anywhere in the physical
universe"
doesn't follow from "we cannot be completely certain we are located in
our heads"


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