Isaac Newton formulated four rules for observing nature that have served science well in the quest for an objective description of reality. At the same time, he was searching for a fifth rule, a functional complement to the structural rules that would make possible a science of subjectivity. Drawing on the ideas of C. S. Lewis and William James, William Stephenson brought this fifth rule to maturity. In Part II of this "Two Sciences... " essay, we propose a language for thinking about these concepts from the perspective of psychological science using the language of quantum mechanics

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.15133/j.os.1999.004
Journal Operant Subjectivity
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Mike Knight, & Gabriel Rupp. (1999). Two Sciences.. Part II: Mental Life and the Language of Science. Operant Subjectivity, 22(4), 3–10. doi:10.15133/j.os.1999.004