What is it like to be a bat?

Here’s an interesting article relevant to our discussion about Twain’s limitations in presenting Jim as a realistic character (though it is not clear that this is his intention). The implications of this argument actually do some serious Twain saving.

What is it like to be a bat?

While most of this article just requires intellectual focus, there is some jargon. So, you may find this website useful to fill in a few of the gaps.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

 

 

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