egocentric predicament

noun

: the epistemological predicament of apparently being unable to get outside one's own mind because all that the knower can know will be what is present to his own mind

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“Egocentric predicament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egocentric%20predicament. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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