Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 19 on My thesis is that if we start with the supposition that there is only one primal....  Take our survey New!
" My thesis is that if we start with the supposition that there is only one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff of which everything is composed, and if we call that stuff 'pure experience... "
Essays in Radical Empiricism - Page 4
by William James - 1922 - 282 pages
Full view - About this book

The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1913
...was concerned to establish a monism which is prior to both the mental and natural orders. He says4 "my thesis is that if we start with the supposition...composed, and if we call that stuff pure experience," we reach such and such results. But of course it can not be the intention of those who uphold the relational...
Full view - About this book

The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1905
...association-systems, by means of which our object of focal attention is being defined, should be the ' one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff of which everything is composed.'15 But we are told that this is only a manner of speaking, and that genuinely 'there is no...
Full view - About this book

The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology

Boris Sidis - Psychology - 1914 - 406 pages
...for he leaves the domain of psychology and enters the domain of metaphysics. "My thesis is" he writes "that, if we start with the supposition that there...call that stuff 'pure experience' then knowing can only be explained as a particular sort of relation towards one another into which portions of pure...
Full view - About this book

The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology

Boris Sidis - Psychology - 1914 - 406 pages
...for he leaves the domain of psychology and enters the domain of metaphysics. "My thesis is" he writes "that, if we start with the supposition that there...we call that stuff 'pure experience' then knowing cr only be explained as a particular sort of relation towir_ one another into which portions of pure...
Full view - About this book

The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology

Boris Sidis - Psychology - 1914 - 406 pages
...for he leaves the domain of psychology and enters the domain of metaphysics. "My thesis is" he writes "that, if we start with the supposition that there...world, a stuff of which everything is composed, and 391 if we call that stuff 'pure experience' then knowing can only be explained as a particular sort...
Full view - About this book

William James and pragmatism

Ethel Ernestine Sabin - Philosophy - 1916 - 29 pages
...taken twice over in different contexts, now as thought and now as thing.9 In his own words we find : "My thesis is that if we start with the supposition...easily be explained as a particular sort of relation into which parts of experience may enter. The relation itself is a part of experience; one of its 'terms'...
Full view - About this book

A History of Philosophy: Bentham to Russell

Frederick Copleston, Frederick Charles Copleston - Philosophy - 1946 - 592 pages
...in which we make them. In this sense pure experience is 'monistic'. And James can speak of it as the 'one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff of which everything is composed'.1 This is the doctrine of 'neutral monism', which James associates with radical empiricism....
Limited preview - About this book

Foundations of Knowledge

E. P. Papanoutsos - Knowledge, Theory of - 1968 - 317 pages
...together with series A of similar elements, and sometimes with series B. "My thesis," writes James, "is that if we start with the supposition that there...one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff out of which everything is composed, and if we call that stuff pure experience, then knowing can easily...
Limited preview - About this book

Theory of Knowledge: The 1913 Manuscript

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1984 - 258 pages
...for the performance of which this quality of being is involved. That function is knowing. (Pp. 2-4) My thesis is that if we start with the supposition...easily be explained as a particular sort of relation 30 towards one another into which portions of pure experience may enter. The relation itself is a part...
Limited preview - About this book

Time and Reality in American Philosophy

Bertrand P. Helm - Philosophy - 1985 - 250 pages
...recognizes, namely, the entire collection of qualities and facts. The members of this domain comprise the "one primal stuff or material in the world, a stuff of which everything is composed." 22 Though James calls this stuff "experience," it clearly is neither a psychical nor a physical stuff,...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF