William James rejects the 'nothing but-ism' of medical materialism in favor of a strictly empirical empiricism that embraces the mental realm.
A few years back I went to a lecture intended for professors and graduate students in philosophy. It was open to the public, even minimally publicized, but the second I entered the classroom I realized no other 'outsiders' had attended. The lecture turned out to be very technical, chock full of scholarly jargon. But after … Continue reading The Will to Believe