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" The postulate is that the only things that shall be debatable among philosophers shall be things definable in terms drawn from experience. "
Essays in Radical Empiricism - Page ix
by William James - 1922 - 282 pages
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William James: His Life and Thought

Gerald Eugene Myers - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 628 pages
...consists first of a postulate, next of a statement of fact, and finally of a generalized conclusion. The postulate is that the only things that shall be...form no part of the material for philosophic debate.] The statement of fact is that the relations between things, conjunctive as well as disjunctive, are...
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Religion and Radical Empiricism: The Importance of Self-Definition in Research

Nancy Frankenberry - Religion - 1987 - 226 pages
...consists first of a postulate, next of a statement of fact, and finally of a generalized conclusion. The postulate is that "the only things 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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Doctrine and Experience: Essays in American Philosophy

Vincent G. Potter - Philosophy - 1988 - 273 pages
...consists first of a postulate, next of a statement of fact, and finally of a generalized conclusion. The postulate is that the only things that shall be...libitum, but they form no part of the material for philosophical debate.] The statement of fact is that the relations between things, conjunctive as well...
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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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God, Values, and Empiricism: Issues in Philosophical Theology

Creighton Peden, Larry E. Axel - Religion - 1989 - 252 pages
...draws pragmatism and radical empiricism into the same methodological orbit by asserting the postulate "that the only things that shall be debatable among...things definable in terms drawn from experience." If there is anything of an "inexperienceable nature" James says it forms no part of the material for...
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British Empiricism and American Pragmatism: New Directions and Neglected ...

Robert J. Roth - Philosophy - 1993 - 205 pages
...that radical empiricism consists of a postulate, a statement of fact, and a generalized conclusion. The postulate is that the only things that shall be...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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American Salons : Encounters with European Modernism, 1885-1917: Encounters ...

Austin Robert M. Crunden Professor of History and American Civilization University of Texas - Art - 1992 - 520 pages
..."radical empiricism" as consisting of a postulate, a statement of fact, and a generalized conclusion. "The postulate is that the only things that shall...things definable in terms drawn from experience." "The statement of fact is that the relations between things, conjunctive as well as disjunctive, are...
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The Cambridge Companion to William James

Ruth Anna Putnam - Philosophy - 1997 - 406 pages
..."radical empiricism" is in the preface to The Meaning of Truth. It involves a postulate or recommendation that "the only things that shall be debatable among...things definable in terms drawn from experience." In addition it embraces the "fact" that "the relations between things, conjunctive as well as disjunctive,...
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The Divided Self of William James

Richard M. Gale - Medical - 1999 - 364 pages
...consists first of a postulate, next of a statement of fact, and finally of a generalized conclusion. The postulate is that the only things that shall be...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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Pragmatism and Other Writings

William James - Philosophy - 2000 - 358 pages
Collects several of William James' writings, which discuss philosophy, psychology, religion, and politics.
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