Friday, May 08, 2015

It’s Not a ‘Stream’ of Consciousness - NYTimes.com

It’s Not a ‘Stream’ of Consciousness - NYTimes.com:



 "IN 1890, the American psychologist William James famously likened our conscious experience to the flow of a stream. “A ‘river’ or a ‘stream’ are the metaphors by which it is most naturally described,” he wrote. “In talking of it hereafter, let’s call it the stream of thought, consciousness, or subjective life.”"



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