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Quotation by William James
To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into its constructions any element that is not directly experienced, nor exclude from them any element that is directly experienced.
William James (1842–1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published in Journal of Philosophy (1904). "A World of Pure Experience," Essays in Radical Empiricism, 1912.
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