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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, William, 1842-1910.,
  • Empiricism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [417]-420.

    Statement[by] John Wild.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.J24 W47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 430 p.
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5618494M
    LC Control Number68027140


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This explanation and defense of James's Essays in Radical Empiricism focuses on his concepts of "pure" experience, the self and its relations to the world, and his materialistic metaphysics. Crosby (emer., Colorado State Univ.), author of several other books, sympathetically discusses James's empiricism and philosophy of mind clearly and without intrusive : Donald A.

Crosby. Overall, Crosby's book, which incorporates current research, is more specialized than John Wild's The Radical Empiricism of William James (CH, Dec'69).

Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students and philosophy :   In his book Pragmatism, James explains that Empiricism dismisses anything that can't be sensed with a human's five senses or measured by a machine made by a human. Pragmatism dismisses nothing, including religious experience, as long as it helps, as long as it s: 8.

The essays gathered in the posthumously published Essays in Radical Empiricism formulate ideas that had brewed in The radical empiricism of William James book mind for thirty years as he sought a way out of the philosophical dilemmas generated by the new psychology of the late nineteenth century.

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Originally published in journals between andthese 12 essays were selected by William James to illustrate the doctrine he called "radical empiricism" a concept that made him the center of a new philosophic The influential philosopher's preoccupation with ultimate reality and his turn toward a metaphysical system are the focus of Essays in Radical Empiricism/5.

by "Empiricism," many authors mean that nothing exists, unless it can be sensed with a human's five senses or measured with instruments made by humans. That is not what James meant by "Empiricism," at least not by "Radical Empiricism".

Honestly, I had difficulty understanding James by reading this book/5(10). BROWN, Hunter. William James on Radical Empiricism and Religion. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp.

Cloth, $In this lucid and tightly crafted book, Brown battles fideistic and subjectivist interpretations of James's pragmatism by cogently arguing that his robust empiricism's careful attention to all features of experience imposes a number of constraints on belief.

William James was born at the Astor House in New York City on Janu He was the son of Henry James Sr., a noted and independently wealthy Swedenborgian theologian well acquainted with the literary and intellectual elites of his day.

The intellectual brilliance of the James family milieu and the remarkable epistolary talents of several of its members have made them a subject of Alma mater: Harvard University, MD (). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Essays in radical empiricism Item Preview remove-circle Essays in radical empiricism by James, William, ; Perry, Ralph Barton, ; James, Henry, (autograph)Pages: William James On Radical Empiricism and Religion Book Description: Hunter Brown shows that Henry James's views of religious experience do not in fact lapse into subjectivismor fideism that critics have accused him of but occasions hardships and self-sacrifice which James describes.

William James, –, American philosopher, b. New York City, M.D. Harvard, ; son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James and brother of the novelist Henry he joined the Harvard faculty as lecturer on anatomy and physiology, continuing to teach untilafter in the department of psychology and philosophy.

OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Phenomenological psychology --Psychologist's fallacy --Stream of consciousness --Self and self-consciousness --Phenomenology and the life of the mind --Perception of reality --World of sense --Reasoning --Abstract concepts versus concrete thinking --Instinct, emotion, and action --Ethics --Religion and the strenuous life.

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by "Empiricism," many authors mean that nothing exists, unless it can be sensed with a human's five senses or measured with instruments made by humans. That is not what James meant by "Empiricism," at least not by "Radical Empiricism".

Honestly, I had difficulty understanding James by reading this book/5(5). Essays in Radical Empiricism - William James - Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry in It was assembled from ten out of a collection of twelve reprinted journal articles Pages:   Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James.

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The only summary of 'radical empiricism I in this last and narrowest sense appears in the Preface to The Meaning of Truth (pp. xii-xiii); (xxi) and it must be reprinted here as the key to the text that follows. [1]" Radical empiricism consists (1) first of a postulate, (2) next of a statement of fact, (3) and finally of a generalized conclusion."File Size: KB.

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THE present volume is an attempt to carry out a plan which William James is known to have formed several years before his death. In he collected reprints in an envelope which he inscribed with the title ‘Essays in Radical Empiricism’; and he also had duplicate sets of these reprints bound, under the same title, and deposited for the use of students in the general Harvard Library, and.

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