The Big Questions of Philosophy 3 (ep 7)

by Andrea Elizabeth

The philosophy guy says that objects don’t actually have the properties we ascribe to them such as color and warmth. He doesn’t have a ring on his finger, but he does have a son. I’m thinking the child’s mother got tired of his habit of explaining everything away.

He doesn’t take into account that our eyes interpret the different relationships surfaces have with light. And our hands have a temperature range that we can survive and be comfortable with. We compare the actual temperature the object has with that range. He doesn’t get relationships.