The Analysis of Sensations. Introductory Remarks: Antimetaphysical (1886/1906)

Excerpt from the “antimetaphysical” first chapter of: Ernst Mach, The analysis of sensations, and the relation of the physical to the psychical, translated from the first German edition by Cora May Williams, revised and supplemented from... Read More | Share it now!

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Going Viral | Ernst Mach on Matter and the Constancy of His Existence

“Matter” is among the concepts he rejects – as a positivist or as a strict empiricist. In the preface to the fourth edition of his Analysis of Sensations (1902) he is happy about the company of those philosophers who have developed much the same... Read More | Share it now!

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Émile Zola to France’s Young Generation (1893)

“Science promised the truth, and it is questionable if happiness can be made out of facts” — Émile Zola on the fin de siècle and all new dreams of strength and heroism in New York Times June 11, 1893. M. ZOLA GIVES SOME ADVICE HE... Read More | Share it now!

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