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" thoughts" and "feelings" can be active, their activity terminates in the activity of the body, and only through first arousing its activities can they begin to change those of the rest of the world. The body is the storm center, the origin of coordinates,... "
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A pluralistic universe: Hibbert lectures at Manchester College on the ...

William James - Philosophy, Modern - 1909 - 404 pages
...its activities can they begin to change those of the rest of the world. The body is the storm centre, the origin of co-ordinates, the constant place of...experience-train. Everything circles round it, and Ls felt from its point of view. The word 'I,' then, is primarily a noun of position, just like 'this'...
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A pluralistic universe. Hibbert lectures

William James - 1909
...its activities can they begin to change those of the rest of the world. The body is the storm centre, the origin of co-ordinates, the constant place of stress in all that experience- train. Everything circles round it, and is felt from its point of view. The word 'I,' then,...
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Essays in radical empiricism

William James - Experience - 1912 - 282 pages
...of the world. [Cf . also A Pluralistic Universe, p. 844, note 8. ED.] The body is the storm centre, the origin of co-ordinates, the constant place of stress in all that experienceTain. Everything circles round it, and is felt from its point of view. The word 'I,' then,...
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Pluralism and Personality: William James and Some Contemporary Cultures of ...

Don S. Browning - Psychology - 1980 - 280 pages
...all times with our body as its center, center of vision, center of action, center of interest. ... So far as "thoughts" and "feelings" can be active,...stress in all that experience-train. Everything circles around it, and is felt from its point of view.-'7 It may be that the psychologies of Erik Erikson and...
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William James: His Life and Thought

Gerald Eugene Myers - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 628 pages
...reference to a focus of action and interest which lies in the body. . . . The body is the storm centre, the origin of coordinates, the constant place of stress...primarily a noun of position, just like "this" and "here." . . . The word "my" designates the kind of emphasis. I see no inconsistency whatever in defending,...
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Saints and Postmodernism: Revisioning Moral Philosophy

Edith Wyschogrod - Philosophy - 1990 - 298 pages
...writes: "The body is the storm center, the origin of coordinates, the constant place of stress. . . . Everything circles round it and is felt from its point of view." 35 It is possible to interpret Merleau-Ponty's analysis as itself vulnerable to a Cartesian-like interpretation:...
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On the Nature of Consciousness: Cognitive, Phenomenological, and ...

Harry T. Hunt - Psychology - 1995 - 358 pages
...for spiritual happenings. Its breathing is my 'thinking.' . . . Everything circles around it and it is felt from its point of view. The word 'I,' then,...primarily a noun of position just like 'this' and 'here' " (James, 1912, pp. 80, 90). It is certainly testimony to the dilemmas of our modernism and postmodernism...
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Rhetoric, Sophistry, Pragmatism

Steven Mailloux - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 251 pages
...better understanding of how we are in and of the world. 'The body," says James, "is the storm centre, the origin of co-ordinates, the constant place of stress in all that experience-train."22 Or as Nietzsche puts it: In the tremendous multiplicity of events within an organism,...
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Immersing in the Concrete: Maurice Merleau-Ponty in the Japanese ..., Volume 58

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Shoichi Matsuba - History - 1998 - 245 pages
...centre, centre of vision, centre of action, centre of interest. . . . The body is the storm centre, the origin of co-ordinates, the constant place of stress in all that experience-train." And, in A Pluralistic Universe, p. 288, "My present field of consciousness is a centre surrounded by...
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The Singular Self: An Introduction to the Psychology of Personhood

Professor Rom Harre - 1997 - 208 pages
...reference to the focus of action and interest which lies in the body... The body is the storm-center, the origin of coordinates, the constant place of stress in all that experience strain. Everything circles round it and is experienced from its point of view. The word...
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