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" Pure experience' is the name which I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories. "
Essays in Radical Empiricism - Page 93
by William James - 1922 - 282 pages
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1913
...either context, but is a candidate for both. And if called upon to say more, we can quote the following: "Pure experience is the name which I gave to the immediate...new-born babes or men in semi-coma from sleep, drugs, illness or blows may be assumed to have an experience pure in the literal sense of a that which is...
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A Pluralistic Universe: Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the ...

William James - Philosophy, Modern - 1909 - 404 pages
...not to appear too naif, I must come closer to details, and in the present essay I propose to do so. I 'Pure experience' is the name which I gave to the...to have an experience pure in the literal sense of &_lhat which is not yet any definite what, tho ready to be all sorts of whats ; full both of oneness...
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A Pluralistic Universe: Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the ...

William James - Philosophy, Modern - 1909 - 404 pages
...not to appear too naif, I must come closer to details, and in the present essay I propose to do so. i 'Pure experience" is the name which I gave to the...drugs, illnesses, or blows, may be assumed to have un experience pure in the literal sense of a that which is not yet any definite what, tho ready to...
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A History of Philosophy: Bentham to Russell

Frederick Charles Copleston - Philosophy - 1946 - 577 pages
...things of various kinds and of relations of different types, grows out of pure experience, described as 'the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories'.5 True, only new-born infants and people in a state of semi-coma can be said to enjoy in...
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William James

Gay Wilson Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 1970 - 48 pages
...elements and parts, give them separate names, and discover contradictions and incomprehensibilities. " 'Pure experience' is the name which I gave to the...our later reflection with its conceptual categories. . . . Pure experience ... is but another name for feeling or sensation. But the flux of it no sooner...
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Marxism and Alternatives: Towards the Conceptual Interaction Among Soviet ...

Tom Rockmore - Philosophy - 1981 - 311 pages
...distinctions. Similar statements are: "Experience in its immediacy seems perfectly fluent"17 and " Ture experience' is the name which I gave to the immediate...material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories."18 Here James tries to portray what is immediately given, but the irony is, what is immediately...
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Uncertain Victory: Social Democracy and Progressivism in European and ...

James T. Kloppenberg - Political Science - 1988 - 546 pages
...truth and vitality altogether." The key, James argued, was his idea of pure experience, the name he gave to "the immediate flux of life which furnishes...later reflection with its conceptual categories." Prior to conceptualization, then, we encounter in experience a "primal stuff' of which everything is...
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Slave Culture : Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America ...

Sterling Stuckey Professor of History Northwestern University - History - 1987 - 444 pages
...exemplified of its aftermath. They provided experiences that enriched his writings about black life — "the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection." That is how William James, one of his greatest professors, explained such a progression.28 Du Bois's...
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American Literature and the Destruction of Knowledge: Innovative Writing in ...

Ronald E. Martin - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 391 pages
...(posthumous) collection Essays in Radical Empiricism "pure experience" is the term by which he designates "the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material...later reflection with its conceptual categories," and "experience in its immediacy," he insists, "is perfectly fluent."27 He had been maintaining that...
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The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin: On the form of the American mind

Ellis Sandoz, Paul Caringella, Gilbert Weiss, William Petropulos - History - 1995
...perceived — are made of the same substance and only subsequently were assigned to different areas. " 'Pure experience' is the name which I gave to the...material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories."18 The term immediate flux of life is not meant as a vague description of the personal...
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