Kant, other minds and intersecting issues… — 3:16

Interview by Richard Marshall.

If you deny that Kant thought that perceptual consciousness constitutively depends on the understanding — if you think instead that Kant allowed that we could be perceptually presented with empirical particulars independent of the use of any concepts — then that looks to make possible a rapprochement between Kant and naïve realism.

People perceive patients in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) as having less mental capacity than the dead, that we think of them as ‘more dead than dead’

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Walter Veit

Walter Veit

Scientist, philosopher, and writer at the University of Sydney. Homepage: walterveit.com | You can follow me on https://www.facebook.com/WalterVeitOfficialPage