Other Minds

[Revised entry by Alec Hyslop on January 14, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The problem of other minds is the problem of how to justify the almost universal belief that others have
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[Revised entry by Alec Hyslop on January 14, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The problem of other minds is the problem of how to justify the almost universal belief that others have minds very like our own. It is one of the hallowed, if nowadays unfashionable, problems in philosophy. Various solutions to the problem are on offer. It is noteworthy that so many are on offer. Even more noteworthy is that none of the solutions on offer can plausibly lay claim to enjoying...

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