On 10 March 2014 17:39, Russell Standish <li...@hpcoders.com.au> wrote:

> If I ask you to measure the value of alpha to 5 significant places,
> and I was to measure the same thing, then we can compare
> notes. Intrasubjective consistency predicts that we should get the
> same numerical value. Moreover, it would predict that we cannot find
> somebody who gets a different result, provided they followed the
> physical measurement protocol correctly.

Well, yes. And FAPP we all agree on this. The same can be said if we both
agree that there is a particular type of tree outside the window, for
example, etc. But surely that doesn't actually prove I didn't dream your
agreement (or whatever else could go wrong with intersubjective
consistency) ?

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