SCInetwork

Symmetry between emergentism and immersionism
549 visits since 07/02/2017
Manu Herrán
Philosophy, Reality, Sentience

Emergentism and immersionism are two symmetrical metaphysical approaches to describe reality.


Do you want to know more?
Register to read more articles like this

img1

In the emergentist approach "material things" (materials), grouped in a certain way, generate individuality (the self). Additionally, the individual experiences the existence of "experiential things", such as the feeling of cold or love, but this "experiential reality" is considered an epiphenomenon or even denied (eliminativism).

In the immersionist approach, "experiential things" (experiences), ungrouped in a certain way, generate individuality (the self). Additionally, the individual experiences the existence of "material things", such as a gold atom or a planet, but this "material reality" is considered an epiphenomenon or even denied (spiritualism).

The hypothesis of the existence of experiences, independently of the individuals who experience them (Sentience platonism), is analogous and symmetrical to the hypothesis of the existence of the materials, independently of the individuals who experience them.

   



Comments




SCInetwork

Science, Technology and Thinking





Last comments
» Related: https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-da... What are the dangers of being a vegan? David H...


Subjects

 scinetwork.org at Facebook 

CSS Validator



Enlaces
REDcientífica
REDfilosófica
SCInetwork




Please login with Chrome