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5. Mulberries: The Final Harvest

February 12th, 2006 | 4 min read

By Tex

After a long break for the Christmas holiday, a lingering sinus infection, and the business of learning to fly a new aircraft, I have been too long absent from this blog and from my own questions and thoughts. However, life has taken a slightly slower turn now that I have my first checkride behind me, and so I once again will take up the task I set myself of addressing the questions raised by a friend regarding my discussion of the nature of the foundations of epistemology. You can read the original post here, and links to the rest of the series are at the end of this post.

5. Is our epistemological access to persons (ourselves, others, God, angels, demons, saints) any different than our access to ordinary objects of perception/reason/memory? Assume that ordinary objects (tables, chairs, etc.) can be present for observation under certain conditions. Are the conditions for the presentation of a person different? Can persons choose NOT to be availble for cognitive presentation?

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