Can philosophers limit what mystics can do? A critique of Steven Katz

Religious Studies 25 (1):53-60 (1989)
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Abstract

Some philosophers such as Ninian Smart have claimed that mystics from different religious traditions may sometimes have the same experience , while nevertheless giving different and tradition-bound descriptive reports of that experience. In two important essays, Steven Katz has challenged such a claim. Mystics from different religious traditions do not have the same experience

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Mysticism.Jerome Gellman - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Concepts, mystics and post-Kantians.F. C. White - 1993 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 71 (3):305 – 315.

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Language, epistemology, and mysticism.Steven T. Katz - 1978 - In Mysticism and philosophical analysis. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 22--74.

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