James 4 - opinions is does it matter His answer is very similar to the answers given in the other lectures in that he essentially leaves it up to

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Brian Lubnow 11:15-12:05 James Lecture IV James’ fourth lectured discusses the differences between the two opposing beliefs, pluralism and monism. According to James, pluralism is the belief that the world consists of many things that are not necessarily connected. Monism is the belief that the world is one organized or structured thing. And once again, his main question about the two differing
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Unformatted text preview: opinions is, does it matter? His answer is very similar to the answers given in the other lectures, in that he essentially leaves it up to the reader once again. He does say however that unless Monism can be proved, which is unlikely, that pluralism must at least be considered. But he doubts that either of the two can be proved, so in reality, it does not matter. c...
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