Essays in Radical Empiricism

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William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophies of pragmatism and Radical Empiricism.

Essays in Radical Empiricism is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry in 1912. It was assembled from a collection of reprinted journal articles published from 1904–1905 which James had deposited in August, 1906, at the Harvard University for supplemental use by his students. (Wikipedia)

(6 hr 45 min)


Editor’s Preface 12:54 Read by Carl Manchester
Does Consciousness Exist? 50:23 Read by D.E. Wittkower
A World of Pure Experience 1:05:41 Read by Carl Manchester
The Thing and its Relations 37:50 Read by ML Cohen
How Two Minds Can Know One Thing 16:24 Read by ML Cohen
The Place of Affectional Facts in a World of Pure Experience 23:38 Read by frankjf
The Experience of Activity 39:51 Read by Kirsten Ferreri
The Essence of Humanism 17:09 Read by Leon Mire
The Notion of Consciousness (English) 29:57 Read by Carl Manchester
Is Radical Empiricism Solipsistic? 10:33 Read by D.E. Wittkower
Mr Pitkin’s Refutation 3:41 Read by Hugh McGuire
Humanism and Truth Once More 26:30 Read by Carl Manchester
Absolutism and Empiricism 18:14 Read by Leon Mire
Controversy About Truth 24:37 Read by Gesine
La notion de conscience 27:54 Read by Ezwa