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The Writings by William James


The Writings by William James

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.

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Publication date

1st January 1978


William James

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University of Chicago Press an imprint of The University of Chicago Press


928 pages


History of Western philosophy



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