Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
Paperback. 330 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.4in. x 0.9in.One of the great American pragmatic philosophers alongside Peirce and Dewey, William James (1842-1910) delivered these eight lectures in Boston and New York in the winter of 1906-7. Though he credits Peirce with coining the term pragmatism, James highlights in his subtitle that this new name describes a philosophical temperament as old as Socrates. The pragmatic approach, he says, takes a middle way between rationalisms airy principles and empiricisms hard facts. James pragmatism is both a method of interpreting ideas by their practical consequences and an epistemology which identifies truths according to their useful outcomes. Furnished with many examples, the lectures illustrate pragmatisms response to classic problems such as the question of free will versus determinism. Published in 1907, this work further develops Jamess approach to religion and morality, introduced in The Will to Believe (1897) and The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902), both reissued in this series. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108067188
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Book Description: One of the great American pragmatic philosophers alongside Peirce and Dewey, William James (1842?1910) delivered these eight lectures in Boston and New York. Published together in 1907, they offer a thorough introduction to the pragmatic method, which interprets ideas and identifies truths according to their practical consequences.
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