Thought experiment

Engage your mind with intriguing thought experiments that challenge your perception of reality. Discover top ideas that will expand your imagination and spark intellectual curiosity.
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Thought experiments are mental concepts or hypotheses, often resembling riddles, which are used by philosophers and scientists as simple ways of illuminating what are usually very dense ideas. Most often, they’re used in more abstract fields like philosophy and theoretical physics, where physical experiments aren’t possible. They serve as some hearty food for thought, but given their complex subject matter, it’s not unusual for even the thought experiment itself to be nearly…

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John Schweitzer
In philosophy, the brain in a vat (BIV; alternately known as brain in a jar) is a scenario used in a variety of thought experiments intended to draw out certain features of human conceptions of knowledge, reality, truth, mind, consciousness, and meaning.   So what happens when the BIV reads, understands and quotes Descartes? With #transhumanist applications close at hand the BIV thought experiments might soon be more related to science than to fiction. Reading, Ideas, Mindfulness, Shit Happens, Thought Experiment, Philosophy Memes, Knowledge, Truth, Consciousness

In philosophy, the brain in a vat (BIV; alternately known as brain in a jar) is a scenario used in a variety of thought experiments intended to draw out certain features of human conceptions of knowledge, reality, truth, mind, consciousness, and meaning. So what happens when the BIV reads, understands and quotes Descartes? With #transhumanist applications close at hand the BIV thought experiments might soon be more related to science than to fiction.

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Mariela Aguilera