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" No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness, from our natal day, is of a teeming multiplicity of objects and relations, and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree. "
The Philosophy of the Spirit: A Study of the Spiritual Nature of Man and the ... - Page 252
by Horatio Willis Dresser - 1908 - 545 pages
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1890 - 1393 pages
...each higher stage from those below it. But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness,...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree. It is astonishing what havoc is wrought...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1890 - 688 pages
...each higher stage from those below it. But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness,...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree. It is astonishing what havoc is wrought...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1950 - 696 pages
...But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation bv itself. Consciousness, from our natal day, is of a...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a verv high degree. It is astonishing what havoc is wrought...
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Pluralism and Personality: William James and Some Contemporary Cultures of ...

Don S. Browning - Psychology - 1980 - 280 pages
...it."-- But James believes that this method clearly abandons the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness,...from our natal day, is of a teeming multiplicity of subjects and relations, and what we call simple sensations are results ot discriminative attention,...
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Religious Experience

Wayne Proudfoot - Religion - 1987 - 290 pages
...each higher stage from those below it But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation No one ever had a simple sensation by itself Consciousness, from our natal day, is of a teeming inulti plicity of objects and relations, and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative...
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Uncertain Victory

James T. Kloppenberg - 1986 - 546 pages
...perspective on the tired old problem of relations. "No one ever had a simple sensation in itself," he wrote. "Consciousness, from our natal day, is of a teeming...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree." Blending a fluid, antidualist empiricism...
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William James's Radical Reconstruction of Philosophy

Charlene Haddock Seigfried - Philosophy - 1990 - 433 pages
...argues that all claims must be experientially grounded. But what these experiential findings disclose is that "no one ever had a simple sensation by itself....and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree" (PP,I, 219). The psychological science...
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The Historical Eye: The Texture of the Visual in Late James

Susan M. Griffin - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 189 pages
...each higher stage from those below it. But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness,...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree. . . . Every thought tends to be part...
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The Vanishing Subject: Early Psychology and Literary Modernism

Judith Ryan - Literary Collections - 1991 - 267 pages
...the very act of recognizing and distinguishing them. James puts it as follows: "Consciousness . . . is of a teeming multiplicity of objects and relations,...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree" (Principles of Psychology, 1:219). He...
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Knowing and the Mystique of Logic and Rules: Including True Statements in ...

P. Naur - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 365 pages
...each higher state from those below it. But this is abandoning the empirical method of investigation. No one ever had a simple sensation by itself. Consciousness,...and what we call simple sensations are results of discriminative attention, pushed often to a very high degree. It is astonishing what havoc is wrought...
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