Volume 18 · Number 3 · Pages 402–403
Screen Worlds, Virtual Worlds, Constructed Worlds

Mark Silcox

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Open peer commentary on the article “The World of Screen Creatures” by Bin Liu. Abstract: Bin Liu’s defense of phenomenalism via an elaborate and inventive thought experiment is contrasted with more traditional ways of defending that doctrine. A similar distinction in strategies can be drawn between different ways of arguing that we live in a virtual world. The comparison leads to a more general, metaphilosophical conclusion about how to argue for constructivist positions in metaphysics.


Silcox M. (2023) Screen worlds, virtual worlds, constructed worlds. Constructivist Foundations 18(3): 402–403. https://constructivist.info/18/3/402

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