Essays in Radical Empiricism

Essays in Radical Empiricism

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by William James, Dr William James
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604590750

ISBN-13: 9781604590753

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Wilder Publications

William James believed that events could not be catalogued simply as a series of facts, but had to be considered through the lens of experience. Thus each person affects and modifies their own reality based on their own unique experiences and points of view. Ultimately you can quantify facts, but only if you understand how the person looking at these facts will affect…  See more details below

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William James believed that events could not be catalogued simply as a series of facts, but had to be considered through the lens of experience. Thus each person affects and modifies their own reality based on their own unique experiences and points of view. Ultimately you can quantify facts, but only if you understand how the person looking at these facts will affect and change them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604590753
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword


Introduction by John J. McDermott


Essays in Radical Empiricism


Does "Consciousness" Exist?


A World of Pure Experience


The Thing and Its Relations


How Two Minds Can Know One Thing


The Place of Affectional Facts in a World of Pure Experience


The Experience of Activity


The Essence of Humanism


La Notion de Conscience


Is Radical Empiricism Solipsistic?


Mr. Pitkin's Refutation of 'Radical Empiricism'


A Reply to Mr. Pitkin


Humanism and Truth Once More


Absolutism and Empiricism


Controversy about Truth


Notes


A Note on the Editorial Method


The Text of Essays in Radical Empiricism


1. The History


2. The Documents


3. The Editorial Problem


Apparatus


Emendations


Textual Notes


Historical Collation


Word-Division


Appendixes


1. The Experience of Activity


2. Discussion Following "La Notion de Conscience"


3. "La Notion de Conscience": Translation


4. James and John E. Russell


General Index


Key to the Pagination of Edition


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