Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

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William James believed that events could not be catalogued simply as a series of facts, but had to be considered through the lens of experience. Thus each person affects and modifies their own reality based on their own unique experiences and points of view. Ultimately you can quantify facts, but only if you understand how the person looking at these facts will affect and change them.

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Robert H. Abzug (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of History and American Studies, Audre and Bernard Rapoport Regents Chair of Jewish Studies, and founding director of the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching interests focus on American cultural history, history of psychology and religion, and the history of the Holocaust. His major publications includeCosmos Crumbling: American Reform and the Religious Imagination; America Views the Holocaust, 1933-1945: A Brief Documentary History; Inside the Vicious Heart: Americans and the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps; and Passionate Liberator: Theodore Dwight Weld and the Dilemma of Reform.
Published September 18, 2003 by Dover Publications. 160 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy, History, Education & Reference, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Travel. Non-fiction

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