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A work of the author whose writings represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Based on a set of lectures, it also includes works such as "The Meaning of Truth", "Psychology", "The Will to Believe", and "Talks to Teachers on Psychology".

Produktbeschreibung
A work of the author whose writings represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Based on a set of lectures, it also includes works such as "The Meaning of Truth", "Psychology", "The Will to Believe", and "Talks to Teachers on Psychology".
  • Produktdetails
  • Penguin Classics
  • Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Revised
  • Seitenzahl: 400
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: April 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 199mm x 131mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 296g
  • ISBN-13: 9780140437355
  • ISBN-10: 0140437355
  • Artikelnr.: 22438164
Autorenporträt
Older brother of novelist Henry James, William James (1842-1910) was a philosopher, psychologist, physiologist, and professor at Harvard. James has influenced such twentieth-century thinkers as Richard Rorty, Jurgen Habermans, Michel Foucault, and Julia Kristeva. Giles Gunn is Professor of English and of Global & International Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is author of 'Culture of Criticism and Criticism of Culture' and edited Early American Writing for Penguin.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction by Giles Gunn Suggestions for Further Reading A Note on the Texts Pragmatism (1907) Preface Lecture I: The Present Dilemma in Philosophy Lecture II: What Pragmatism Means Lecture III: Some Metaphysical Problems Pragmatically Considered Lecture IV: The One and the Many Lecture V: Pragmatism and Common Sense Lecture VI: Pragmatism's Conception of Truth Lecture VII: Pragmatism and Humanism Lecture VIII: Pragmatism and Religion
From The Meaning of Truth (1909) Preface The Tigers in India Humanism and Truth From Psychology: Briefer Course (1892) The Stream of Consciousness
From The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy (1897) Preface The Will to Believe Is Life Worth Living? The Moral Philosopher and the Moral Life
From Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals (1899) II. On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings III. What Makes a Life Significant Miscellaneous Essays Address at the Centenary of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1903) A World of Pure Experience (1904) Is Radical Empiricism Solipsistic? (1905)
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