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) ? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.