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writings of William James

William James

writings of William James

a comprehensive edition.

by William James

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited, with an introd. by John J. McDermott.
    SeriesModern library giants
    ContributionsMcDermott, John J. 1932- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.J21 M3 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationli, 858 p.
    Number of Pages858
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5596515M
    LC Control Number68002206

    “None of us will ever see a man like William James again: there is no doubt about that. And yet it is hard to state what it was in him that gave him either his charm or his power, what it was that penetrated and influenced us, what it is that we lack and feel the need of, now that he has so unexpectedly and incredibly died. I always thought that William James would continue forever; and I. When William departed on the Atlantic with his family in the summer of , he left not only his friends and the home where he had spent most of his childhood, but a sense of independence that he would not recapture in Europe. [from Genuine Reality]. During he attended school in Boulogne. - Family to Newport, Rhode Island. James attends school in Newport.

    This voluminous book of twelve hundred pages took twelve years to complete. The four methods that William James used in his Psychology were analysis, introspection, experiment and conclusion. The main five targets of the critical arguments in this volume were innatism, associationism, materialism, spiritualism and metaphysical. Although the book originally appeared nearly 75 years ago, it remains unsurpassed today as a brilliantly written survey of William James’ timeless view of psychology. "Rereading James brings a sense of perspective and even a little humility to our regard for more modern achievements."Cited by:

    William James was a huge advocate of the concept of Pragmatism on which he wrote considerably. He believed that the truth of an idea can never be proven. James proposed we instead focus on what he called the cash value, or usefulness, of an idea. Opposing structuralism, William James .   In Praise of William James The philosopher William James understood the notion of friendly dispute. Even as he quarreled with someone, including himself, he exuded generosity.


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Most of James's published writings including the hard to find "Pluralistic Universe" and "Essays in Radical Empiricism" are here. As well, we get the compolete "Pragmatism", "The Meaning of Truth" and excerpts from "Varieties" and "Psychology".Cited by: The Writings of William James book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his introduction to this collection, John McDermott /5. The writings of William James not only displays the contemporary discussion, by his excellent intellect and comprehensive knowledge of the history of philosophy his writings simultaneously becomes a kaleidoscope to the world of philosophical thinking in general, to the universe of the pragmatist mindset and to the differences between the pragmatist and rationalist by: Philosopher and psychologist William James was the best known and most influential American thinker of his time.

The five books and nineteen essays collected in this Library of America volume represent all his major work from until his death in : The Writings of William James: A Comprehensive Edition (Phoenix Book) () by James, William and a great selection of similar New, Used writings of William James book Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

Gerald E. Myers (—), volume editor, was professor of philosophy at the City University of New York and author of William James: His Life and Thought. This Library of America series edition is printed on acid-free paper and features Smyth-sewn binding, a full cloth cover, and a ribbon marker.

Most of James's published writings including the hard to find "Pluralistic Universe" and "Essays in Radical Empiricism" are here. As well, we get the compolete "Pragmatism", "The Meaning of Truth" and excerpts from "Varieties" and "Psychology".5/5(2). This generous omnium-gatherum brings together all the writings William James published that have not appeared in previous volumes of this definitive edition of his works.

It includes 25 essays, 44 letters to the editor commenting on sundry topics, and reviews of a wide range of works in English, French, German, and Italian. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William James (James, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

James, William, Essays in Radical Empiricism (multiple formats at ) James, William, The Ethics of Belief (includes title essay by Clifford, "The Will to Believe" by James, commentary by Burger), also by. Essays Comments and Reviews Book Summary: This generous omnium-gatherum brings together all the writings William James published that have not appeared in previous volumes of this definitive edition of his works.

Miscellaneous and diverse though the pieces are, they are unified by James's style and personality, which shine through even the slightest of them. William James was a philosopher who was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, earning him the title 'Father of American psychology.'Born: Looking for books by William James.

See all books authored by William James, including The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature, and Pragmatism, and more on William James wrote The Principles of Psychology (), The Will to Believe, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy (), The Varieties of Religious Experience (), Pragmatism: A New Name for Old Ways of Thinking (), and other works.

William James, a member of America's most illustrious intellectual family, is widely acclaimed as the country's foremost philosopher, the first of its psychologists, and a champion of religious pluralism. As the apostle of pragmatism, his influence on American thought is as strong now as it has ever by:   Here is a fine selection of books by the extraordinary man, William James Sidis.

A January morning in hundreds of students and professors gathered in the great lecture hall at Harvard University. On stage steps up William James Sidi to present his research about the mathematics of the fourth dimension. William was just eleven years old. William James Sidis was a.

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The Writings of William James: A Comprehensive Edition, James, McDermott All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Its definition is essentially behavourist: determined by external forces, such as society--with strong pragmatist overtones--focusing on the reader rather than the writer.

[M]ost twentieth-century American philosophical endeavours are predominantly pragmatist, dwelling in the shadows cast by William James and John Dewey.”. William James: Writings – (). Library of America, p., ISBN Psychology: Briefer Course (rev.

and condensed Principles of Psychology), The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy, Talks to Teachers and Students, Essays (nine others)Alma mater: Harvard University, MD (). William James, –, American philosopher, b. New York City, M.D. Harvard, ; son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James and brother of the novelist Henry he joined the Harvard faculty as lecturer on anatomy and physiology, continuing to teach untilafter in the department of psychology and philosophy.Older brother of novelist Henry James, William James () 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 by: The original edition of Pragmatism is included, as well as classic selections from all of James's other major works. Of particular significance for James scholarship is the supplemented version of Ralph Barton Perry's Annotated Bibliography of the Writings of William James, with additions bringing it .