The Writings

by William James

The Writings Synopsis

In his introduction to this collection of the writings of William James, John J. McDermott presents James's thinking in all its manifestations, stressing the importance of radical empiricism and placing in perspective the doctirnes of pragmatism and the will to believe. The critical periods of James's life are highlighted to illuminate the development of his philosophical and psychological thought.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780226391885
Publication date: 1st January 1978
Author: William James
Publisher: University of Chicago Press an imprint of The University of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 928 pages
Categories: History of Western philosophy,

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