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" I have ever thought of defending is the character of novelty in fresh activity-situations. If an activity-process is the form of a whole 'field of consciousness... "
The Psychological Review - Page 15
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A pluralistic universe: Hibbert lectures at Manchester College on the ...

William James - Philosophy, Modern - 1909 - 404 pages
...the indelcrminism of our efforts. - Free will ' was supposed by my critics to involve a su|x-rnotural agent. As a matter of plain history, the only 'free...activity-situations. If an activity-process is the form of a whole 'fiekl of conscioinncss.' and if each field of consciousness is not only in its totality unii|up (as...
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Essays in radical empiricism

William James - Experience - 1912 - 282 pages
...defending (after Renouvier) the indetenninism of our efforts. 'Free will' was supposed by my critics to involve a supernatural agent. As a matter of plain...consciousness is not only in its totality unique (as is now commonlj admitted) but has its elements unique (since in that situation they are all dyed in the total)...
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William James: His Life and Thought

Gerald Eugene Myers - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 628 pages
...pure experiences and to assert, without reference to initiating, making, producing, or causing, that "as a matter of plain history, the only 'free will'...character of novelty in fresh activity-situations." But a novelty not caused by someone is not a willed result, and in "The Experience of Activity" James...
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Early Defenders of Pragmatism: An Introduction to the Theory of ..., Volume 2

John Elof Boodin - Philosophy - 2001 - 364 pages
...persons, each having spontaneity or "free-will." "The only free-will," says James, quoted by Captain Knox, "I have ever thought of defending is the character of novelty in fresh activity situations... . Novelty is perpetually entering the world, and what happens there is not pure...
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Essays in Radical Empiricism

William James - Mathematics - 2003 - 149 pages
...defending (after Renouvierl the indeterminism of our efforts. "Free will" was supposed by my critics to involve a supernatural agent. As a matter of plain...of defending is the character of novelty in fresh activity- situations. If an activity-process is the form of a whole "field of consciousness." and if...
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