A Puzzle about Further Facts

@article{Conitzer2018APA,
  title={A Puzzle about Further Facts},
  author={Vincent Conitzer},
  journal={Erkenntnis},
  year={2018},
  volume={84},
  pages={727-739}
}
  • V. Conitzer
  • Published 4 February 2018
  • Philosophy
  • Erkenntnis
AbstractIn metaphysics, there are a number of distinct but related questions about the existence of “further facts”—facts that are contingent relative to the physical structure of the universe. These include further facts about qualia, personal identity, and time. In this article I provide a sequence of examples involving computer simulations, ranging from one in which the protagonist can clearly conclude such further facts exist to one that describes our own condition. This raises the… 
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