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Avicenna’s Floating Man

The philosopher Avicenna once proposed a thought experiment known as the “Floating Man” or “Flying Man”. The experiment was as follows:

Imagine you come in to existence without any sensory inputs. You are essentially floating in a void, without feeling, hearing, taste, smell, etc. In short, you would have no sensations.

Would you be aware of anything, and if so what?