Using a movie actor as the gateway to understanding a question of reality.
Culture by S. SiddharthJan 23, 2024
But here too you are wrong, since we must decide that
something which rests on a defect is unreal, although it may remain unrefuted.
Let us imagine a race of men afflicted with a certain special defect of vision,
without being aware of this defect, dwelling in some remote mountain caves
inaccessible to all other men provided with sound eyes. As we assume all of
these cave dwellers to be afflicted with the same defect of vision, they, all
of them, will equally see and judge bright things, e.
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is assistant professor of philosophy, Sai University, Chennai. His research and teaching interests are in the area of philosophy of mind, metaphysics and philosophy of science. He is co-founder of the Indian Philosophy Network.
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