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Strife of Systems and Productive Duality: An Essay in Philosophy - Page 247
by Wilmon Henry Sheldon - 1918 - 534 pages
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...pragmatist theory of truth is a step of first-rate importance in making radical x empiricism prevail. Radical empiricism consists first of a postulate,...philosophers shall be things definable in terms drawn from expe- i rience. [Things of an unexperienceable nature may exist ad libitum, but they form no part of...
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WAS wichtiges, Volume 9

1911
...verifiability apply to philosophy as well as to science. Empiricism in a narrower sense is the postulate "that the only things that shall be debatable among...things definable in terms drawn from experience."* We find experience itself described as "a process in time, whereby innumerable particular terms lapse...
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The Philosophical Review, Volume 20

Jacob Gould Schurman, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Gustavus Watts Cunningham - Philosophy - 1911
...verifiability apply to philosophy as well as to science. Empiricism in a narrower sense is the postulate "that the only things that shall be debatable among...philosophers shall be things definable in terms drawn from experience."2 We find experience itself described as "a process in time, whereby innumerable particular...
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Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism ..., Page 464

Ralph Barton Perry - Philosophy, Modern - 1912 - 383 pages
...verifiability applies to philosophy as well as to science. Empiricism in a narrower sense is the postulate," that the only things that shall be debatable among...things definable in terms drawn from experience." We find experience itself described as "a process in time, whereby innumerable particular terms...
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Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism ..., Page 464

Ralph Barton Perry - Philosophy, Modern - 1912 - 383 pages
...verifiability applies to philosophy as well as to science. Empiricism in a narrower sense is the postulate," that the only things that shall be debatable among philosophers shall be things definable hi terms drawn from experience." 4 We find experience itself described as "a process in time, whereby...
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A History of Philosophy: Bentham to Russell

Frederick Charles Copleston - Philosophy - 1946 - 592 pages
...Truth we can find a more clearly defined account of radical empiricism. It is there said to consist 'first of a postulate, next of a statement of fact, and finally of a generalized conclusion'.1 The postulate is that only those matters which are definable in terms drawn from experience...
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Pluralism and Personality: William James and Some Contemporary Cultures of ...

Don S. Browning - Psychology - 1980 - 280 pages
...time. His radical empiricism, as he neatly summarized it in The Meaning of Truth, entails the idea "that the only things that shall be debatable among...philosophers shall be things definable in terms drawn from experience."7 The positive side of this principle is that philosophy should base itself on the broadest...
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Marxism and Alternatives: Towards the Conceptual Interaction Among Soviet ...

Tom Rockmore - Philosophy - 1981 - 311 pages
...experience". James explains exactly what "radical empiricism" is in the preface to The Meaning of Truth: Radical empiricism consists first of a postulate,...be things definable in terms drawn from experience . . . The statement of fact is that the relations between things, conjunctive as well as disjunctive,...
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Religion and Radical Empiricism: The Importance of Self-Definition in Research

Nancy Frankenberry - Religion - 1987 - 226 pages
...involving just what James described it as in the Preface he wrote in 1909 to The Meaning of Truth: It consists first of a postulate, next of a statement...that shall be debatable among philosophers shall be definable in terms drawn from experience."4 This postulate is a methodological, not a metaphysical...
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Science and Inquiry in Social Work Practice

Ben Avis Orcutt, Linda Cox Flowers, Jeffrey Seinfeld - Social Science - 1990 - 315 pages
...consequences and what James coined as and (3) finally of a generalized conclusion. 59 Summarized, (1) the postulate, is that the only things that shall...be things definable in terms drawn from experience. . . . (2) The statement of fact is that the relation between things, conjunctive as well as disjunctive,...
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