Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect (Google eBook)

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Fordham Univ Press, Jan 1, 1985 - Philosophy - 88 pages
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Presents author's response to the epistemological challenges of Hume and Kant in its most vivid and direct form.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
2 SYMBOLISM AND PERCEPTION
2
3 ON METHODOLOGY
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4 FALLIBILITY OF SYMBOLISM
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5 DEFINITION OF SYMBOLISM
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6 EXPERIENCE AS ACTIVITY
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7 LANGUAGE
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8 PRESENTATIONAL IMMEDIACY
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13 OBJECTIFICATION
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CHAPTER II
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2 KANT AND CAUSAL EFFICACY
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3 DIRECT PERCEPTION OF CAUSAL EFFICACY
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4 PRIMITIVENESS OF CAUSAL EFFICACY
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5 THE INTERSECTION OF THE MODES OF PERCEPTION
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6 LOCALIZATION
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7 THE CONTRAST BETWEEN ACCURATE DEFINITION AND IMPORTANCE
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9 PERCEPTIVE EXPERIENCE
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10 SYMBOLIC REFERENCE IN PERCEPTIVE EXPERIENCE
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11 MENTAL AND PHYSICAL
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12 ROLES OF SENSEDATA AND SPACE IN PRESENTATIONAL IMMEDIACY
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8 CONCLUSION
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CHAPTER III
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Alfred North Whitehead, OM (15 February 1861 - 30 December 1947) was an English mathematician who became a philosopher.

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