Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Schilpp , Paul Arthur (2001-03-01), Albert Einstein, Mjf Books, Retrieved on 2014-01-22
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    22 JAN 2014

     Concepts Represent the Complex of Our Experiences

    The only justification for our concepts is that they serve to represent thc complex of our experiences; beyond this they have no legitimacy. I am convinced that the philosophers had a harmful effect upon the progress of scientific thinking in removing certain fundamental concepts from the domain of empiricism, where they are under control, to the intangible heights of the a priori—the universe of ideas is just as little independent of the nature of our experiences as clothes are of the form...
    Folksonomies: metaphor philosophy ideas
    Folksonomies: metaphor philosophy ideas
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    Just as clothes represent the form of the human body.