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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 - 592 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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Pragmatism and Phenomenology: A Philosophic Encounter

Sandra B. Rosenthal - Philosophy - 1980 - 199 pages
...reminded you, the minimal fact."43 Or, as he elsewhere states the idealized status of pure immediacy: 'Pure experience' is the name which I gave to the...later reflection with its conceptual categories. Only new born babes, or men in semi-coma from sleep, drugs, illness, or blows, may be assumed to have an...
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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

James T. Kloppenberg - 1986 - 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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Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals

Robert M. Pirsig - Fiction - 1992 - 468 pages
...are concepts derived from something more fundamental which he described as "the immediate flux of Ufe which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories." In this basic flux of experience, the distinctions of reflective thought, such as those between consciousness...
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