[FoRK] Why is there any experience of it, at all? (was: GEB, etc.)

Russell Turpin <deafbox at hotmail.com> on Tue Jul 10 05:58:37 PDT 2007

"Lion Kimbro" <lionkimbro at gmail.com>:
>But we can't conceive of the motion of atoms (in the pattern that is heat,) 
>without heat.

Maybe we can't. But physicists in the 18th century had no problem
conceiving of this. They held that heat was a substance separate from

Whenever I hear a philosophical argument that begins with the claim
that some notion is inconceivable, I always want to interject Inigo
Montoya's famous response.


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