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The Elusiveness of the OrdinaryStudies in the Possibility of Philosophy$
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Stanley Rosen

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300091977

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300091977.001.0001

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The Attributes of Ordinary Experience

The Attributes of Ordinary Experience

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(p.259) Chapter 8 The Attributes of Ordinary Experience
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The Elusiveness of the Ordinary
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Stanley Rosen

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0009

This chapter discusses the pervasive traits of ordinary experience: the inner connection between truth and goodness, the exemplification of a unified process, regularity, and comprehensiveness. The chapter aims to approach these traits as they show themselves within ordinary life. The description of the ordinary or common attributes of experience cannot be discussed entirely in the language of everyday life. A successful account of ordinary experience must save the phenomena rather than replace them from the outset with technical artifacts. The second half of the chapter takes up the question of how one ascertains the natures of the beings that one encounters within the continuum of experience. This chapter begins by defending the thesis of the goodness of reason.

Keywords:   pervasive traits, ordinary experience, truth, goodness, unified process, regularity, comprehensiveness

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