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Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter argues for a kinky empiricism that builds on the singular power of anthropological ways of knowing the world. Kinky empiricism takes established forms to an extreme and turns back to reflect on its own conditions of possibility. At the same time, it deploys methods that create...
Published: 19 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383574-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8357-4
Published: 21 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393580-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9358-0
Published: 09 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384298-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8429-8
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
...RADICAL EMPIRICISM 1 Plane and Material: Pure Experience One of the essential features of empiricism in general involves the con- struction of a plane that allows for observing how excesses, beliefs, judg- ments, and so forth are made. Experience is observed based on a sort of pure experience, a...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398783-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9878-3
Book Chapter

By Kath Weston
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... appeals to the evidence that bodies can provide are not necessarily strangers to scientific inquiry. Researchers have utilized their bodies as testing, measuring, and tracking devices since the very birth of empiricism. As scholars and policymakers have come to realize that “the latest data” alone may not...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... appeals to the evidence that bodies can provide are not necessarily strangers to scientific inquiry. Researchers have utilized their bodies as testing, measuring, and tracking devices since the very birth of empiricism. As scholars and policymakers have come to realize that “the latest data” alone may not...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
..., and with other orders (systems of function, structures of meaning). This is done through an evaluation of the ideal end points animating and orienting them. The chapter drafts William James’s concept of the processual “terminus,” a key element of his radical empiricism, into service toward this end. ...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... meaning). This is done through an evaluation of the ideal end points animating and orienting them. The chapter drafts William James’s concept of the processual “terminus,” a key element of his radical empiricism, into service toward this end. ...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... in the philosophy of science, to a project called Comparative Models, in which specific concepts—modernism, individualism, and empiricism—are identified as constitutive for art worlds and occlusive of art’s societal dimensions. In setting up this alternate genealogy for Art & Language’s work, the...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... 1990s poses it in a national cultural one—the essay investigates the ways in which culturalism is smuggled back into the center of historical inquiry in the guise of economic empiricism. Juxtaposing Wang Yanan’s and his contemporaries’ expositions of semicolonialism in the 1930s and 1940s to the...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
..., Ralph Waldo, 5, 120n9, 121n11 emotions, 20 22, 28, 53, 106 8 the empirical, 15, 123n18 empiricism, classical, 9 10, 37 energetic models, 100 102, 104, 108, 111, 116 epistemology, 47 48, 69 ethnocentrism, 75 events, 15, 17 19, 20 21 evil, 88, 110 evolutionary theory, 92 93, 98 99, 107 8 exceptional...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
... versus the Continental tradition, or British empiricism versus French rationalism, or analytic philosophy versus the Kantian legacy. The renewal of this dia- logue between philosophical traditions is associated in North Amer i ca with the work of Gilles Deleuze, where Deleuze s passing characterization...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
... unfinished work, Introduction to Philosophy, and a series of articles collected under the title Essays in Radical Empiricism. 6. In How to Make Our Ideas Clear, Peirce writes, The rule for attaining the third grade of clearness of apprehension is as follows: Consider what effects, that might conceivably...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
... Afterword on James tends to avoid some of the thornier philosophical prob lems raised in his work. Its focus is usually on The Princi ples of Psy chol ogy and The Va ri e ties of Religious Experience, while the later essays published in Radical Empiricism (1912) are largely ignored. In contrast, the new...
Book Chapter

By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004370-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
... Descola, Philippe, 81 Desjarlais, Robert, 49 Dewey, John, 74, 95 96 Dillon, Grace, 102 3 Dilthey, Wilhelm, 48, 83 dislocation, fieldwork as, 73 Dispossessed, The (Le Guin), 101 Dumont, Louis, 59 Dust Tracks on the Road (Hurston), 16, 22 23, 41 empiricism: chaotic data and the concrete as abstract...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
..., how consciousness expands or contracts away from the unconscious bordering it. James later (around 1904) takes up the same question but consider- ably enlarges it when he inaugurates radical empiricism, introducing the notion of pure experience. Now it is a matter of showing that a plane of thought...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002154-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0215-4
... practices. Much of this was exercised in the context of a series of attacks on vari ous theoretical errors also graced with grand capitals (Empiricism, Humanism, Lukácsianism, etc and wheeled about on the theoretical stage like heavy armoury. The conflation of the (genuine) prob lem of empiricism with...