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What is meant Solipsism ?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 17 May '08 07:18 pm
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The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified.
Answered by Atul Hingnekar, 17 May '08 07:20 pm

 
  
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Solipsism ( is the philosophical idea that "My mind is the only thing that I know exists." Solipsism is an epistemological or metaphysical position that knowledge of anything outside the mind is unjustified. The external world and other minds cannot be known and might not exist. In the history of philosophy, solipsism has served as a skeptical hypothesis.
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 17 May '08 07:19 pm

 
  
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Denial of the materialist existence, in itself, is not enough to be a solipsist. Possibly the most controversial feature of the solipsistic world view is the denial of the existence of other minds. We can never directly know another's mental stability. Qualia, or personal experience, are private and incorrigible. Another person's experience can be known only by analogy.
Answered by chandra singh, 17 May '08 07:21 pm

 
  
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self centred
Answered by Poongothai, 17 May '08 07:21 pm

 
  
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Solipsism is the philosophical idea that "My mind is the only thing that I know exists." Solipsism is an epistemological or metaphysical position that knowledge of anything outside the mind is unjustified. The external world and other minds cannot be known and might not exist. In the history of philosophy, solipsism has served as a skeptical hypothesis.

Answered by sudesh, 17 May '08 07:20 pm

 
  
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