David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
In E. I. Taylor & R. H. Wozniak (eds.), Pure Experience: The Response to William James. Bristol: Thoemmes Press (1996)
The radical empiricism of William James was first formally presented in his seminal papers of 1904, 'Does Consciousness Exist?' and 'A World of Pure Experience'. In James's view, pure experience was to serve as the source for psychology's primary data and radical empiricism was to launch an effective critique of experimentalism in psychology, a critique from which the problem of experimentalism within science could be addressed more broadly. This collection of papers presents James's formal statements on radical empiricism and a representative sample of contemporary responses from psychologists and philosophers. With only a few exceptions, these responses indicate just how badly James was misread - psychologists ignoring the heart of James's message and philosophers transforming James's metaphysics into something quite unintelligible to the emerging generation of experimental psychologists
|Keywords||Consciousness Empiricism Experience Metaphysics Method Nature Pure James|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$30.00 used (59% off) $178.88 new Amazon page|
|Call number||B945.J24.P87 1996|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
William James (2011). Essential William James. Prometheus Books.
Joel Krueger (2006). The Varieties of Pure Experience: William James and Kitaro Nishida on Consciousness and Embodiment. William James Studies 1.
William James (1977). The Writings of William James: A Comprehensive Edition, Including an Annotated Bibliography Updated Through 1977. University of Chicago Press.
David C. Lamberth (1999). William James and the Metaphysics of Experience. Cambridge University Press.
Sonu Shamdasani (2005). Part 1. James and the History of Psychology. Metaphysics and Consciousness in James's Varieties : A Centenary Lecture / Eugene Taylor ; Psychologies as Ontology-Making Practices : William James and the Pluralities of Psychological Experience. In Jeremy R. Carrette (ed.), William James and the Varieties of Religious Experience: A Centenary Celebration. Routledge.
John E. Drabinski (1993). Radical Empiricism and Phenomenology: Philosophy and the Pure Stuff of Experience. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 7 (3):226-242.
Kaisa Puhakka (1992). Discovery as Seeing: Lessons From Radical Empiricism and Meditative Practice. Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 12 (1):48-58.
Wesley Cooper (1999). Pragmatism and Radical Empiricism. Inquiry 42 (3 & 4):371 – 383.
William James & Ralph Barton Perry (eds.) (1996). Essays in Radical Empiricism. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
William James (1943/1967). Essays in Radical Empiricism [and] a Pluralistic Universe. Gloucester, Mass.,P. Smith.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads89 ( #13,801 of 1,101,690 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #81,804 of 1,101,690 )
How can I increase my downloads?