Re: virus: coherence and correspondence

Dave Pape (
Thu, 13 May 1999 20:14:44 +0100

At 09:40 13/05/99 +0100, you wrote:
>In message <>, Dave
>Pape <> writes
>>Once you realise that you never see reality, the correspondence theory
>>BECOMES the the consistency theory, because Reality becomes ideas, becomes
>>symbols, so an idea which "corresponds to reality" is just an idea that
>>coheres with your perceptions. Which are still nothing more than symbols.
>That's quite a good account of philosophical idealism, Dave. Do you
>really believe there's nothing "out there"? :-)

Actually, pretty much Yes. I don't believe in Things. :-p