Abbreviations of The Works of William James
1. The Center of James's Vision
2. Between Misinterpretation and Over-literalness
3. Framing the Larger Project
4. Critique and Reconstruction
PART ONE: OVERCOMING NIHILISM AND SKEPTICISM
1. Between Trail-blazing and Perfectly Ideal Discourse
2. Reducing the Reductive or Overcoming Nihilism
3. Theoretic Rationality
4. Practical Rationality
5. On Mind Corresponding to Reality
6. Discerning the Initial Direction of the Trail
Two. Founding Level of Meaning: Towards an Experiential Grounding of Both Science and Metaphysics
1. Cracks in the Positivist Model of Science
2. Clash of Philosophical Goals: Ultimate Comprehension and Ecstatic Union
3. Overcoming the Split between Science and Metaphysics
4. Concrete Beginnings: The Fundamental Facts of Knowing-Things-Together, Intentionality, Context, and Temporality
PART TWO: INTERPRETIVE STRUCTURES OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Three. Concrete Experience and Selective Interest
1. A Concrete Methodology
2. Selective Interest as a Concrete Structure of Experience
3. Selective Interest as Organizing Principle of The Principles of Psychology
4. Selective Interest Developed in Other Texts
5. Radical Finitude
Four. Concrete Acts of Thinking
1. Contemplative and Rational Thinking in "Brute and Human Intellect"
2. Extracting the Right Character from the Whole Phenomenon
3. Critique and Reconstruction of Reasoning in Principles
4. How Facts Come to Be in "The Importance of Individuals"
Five. Practical and Aesthetic Interests
1. Postulates Given in Our Nature
2. The Practical as Coordinate with the Aesthetic
3. The Practical as Primordial
4. The Aesthetic
5. Both Irreducibly Ultimate
Six. Natural History Methodology and Artistic Vision
1. Natural History Methodology Transformed
2. Natural History Findings and Metaphysical Speculation
3. Re-defining Definitions
4. Re-describing Description
5. Observation: "The Primal State of Theoretic and Practical Innocence"
6. Bare Facts in a 'Real' World versus Interpreted Facts of Experienced Phenomena
8. Artistic Vision: "Mystic Sense of Hidden Meaning"
PART THREE: HERMENEUTIC METHODS
Seven. Interpretive Theory and Praxis
1. Hermeneutic Structures
2. A Radically Empiricist Concrete Hermeneutics
3. Concrete Presuppositions of Hermeneutical Strategy
4. A Radically Empiricist Hermeneutics of Textual Texts
5. Metaphysical Unification and Hermeneutical Pluralism
6. Interpretive Structure of The Varieties of Religious Experience
Eight. Analogy and Metaphor
1. The Genial Play of Association by Similarity
2. Philosophy: Making Conventionalities Fluid Again
3. Rationalism and Empiricism
4. Metaphorical Terminology
5. The Sculptor's Chisel
Nine. The Scope of Pragmatism
1. A Method Merely or a Philosophy of Experience?
2. Using the Pragmatic Method to Reconstruct Philosophy
3. Pragmatic Critique of Reductionist Empiricism and Intellectualist Rationalism
4. A Doubled Interpretive Space
PART FOUR: KNOWLEDGE AND TRUTH
Ten. "Knowing as it Exists Concretely"
1. A Concrete Analysis of the Cognitive Function of Lived Experience
2. Intentionality in "On the Function of Cognition"
3. The Horizon of Knowing in "On Some Omissions of Introspective Psychology"
4. "A Context Which the World Supplies"
5. Phenomenalist Idealism and Trans-subjective Realism
1. Cognitive Truth and Pragmatic Truth
2. Criticizing Truth as Correspondence
3. Truth as Satisfactory Working or Leading
4. The Practical Character of Our Beliefs
5. The Concrete Point of View
6. Truth as Value for Life
7. Objective Truth
PART FIVE: OVERCOMING THE TRADITION
Twelve. Why Metaphysics?
1. Concrete Analysis of Lived Experience
2. Is Radical Empiricism a Metaphysics?
3. Incomplete Transformation of the Realist/Metaphysical Perspective into the Concrete/Hermeneutic
Thirteen. Unexamined Empiricist Assumptions
1. The Tangle of Science and Metaphysics
2. Inability to Formalize Structures of Explanation
3. Reconstructing the Reconstruction
4. Reconstructing Subjectivity and Objectivity
5. James's Inability to Produce a Systematic Philosophy
6. Beyond Metaphysics
Fourteen. Radical Empiricism as Concrete Alternative to Realism
1. Dismantling Metaphysics
2. Pure Experience as Concrete Analysis
3. A Reconstruction of Realism and Truth from the Perspective of the Full Fact / Full Self
Fifteen. Critique and Reconstruction of Rationalism
1. Critique of Rationalism
2. James's Genealogy of Rationality
3. Rationality "Taken in its Fullest Sense"
4. Inconclusive Conclusions
The End of Philosophy and the Beginning