Thursday, May 26, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Objective reality?

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-05-26]: How can there exist an “objective” reality when we as humans are part of this world? How can something be “objective” when we as subjects give meaning to the cosmos? (in Greek “objective” is αντικειμενικός < αντι-κειμενικός < αντί + κείμαι – which literally means “that which lies (κείται) opposite (αντί) of you” – but how can anything be opposite of you as a separate thing when we and everything are part of the same cosmos?

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