What is the mind as you use the term?Steve3007 wrote: ↑May 5th, 2021, 3:12 pmOutside the mind. "Extra" as in words like "extra-terrestrial", "extracurricular" and "extraordinary". "Mental" as in "of the mind".Scott wrote:I don't know you mean by "extra-mental". Is it possible to define "extra" and "mental" separately in this context, and then explain what they mean together?
Andy Clark and David Chalmers might argue that one's own smartphone is part of one's mind, that is according to their 1998 paper, The Extended Mind, as well as more recent interviews they have given on the same subject, including in episode 1811 of Closer to Truth, a show hosted by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, who has a doctorate in neuroscience and is an author and editor of over 25 books.
Isn't any statement about ice cream a statement about something more than just your mental state?
Among other things, to me, objectivity would typically entailing being entirely non-subjective, with special emphasis on the word entirely.