On 12/31/2013 7:19 PM, LizR wrote:
That sounds a bit like multi-solipsism - and a bit like Kant (?) indicating that we can never know the "thing in itself" only our interpretation of it.

(Actually isn't that also what comp says?)

I think that's what science has taught metaphysics. We make up models that we can comprehend and it they are good at explaining things and predicting things and they are consilient with our other models then we provisionally adopt them, and that's the best we can do. They may be right, be we can't know that.

"When Herod asked Jesus what truth was, Jesus replied that truth was every word that proceeded from the mouth of God. Perhaps he should have said that truth was a provisional reification of the most useful model."
   --- Anne O'Reilly

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