Stock Image

William James on the Courage to Believe

O'Connell, Robert J.

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0823211088 / ISBN 13: 9780823211081
Published by Fordham University Press, 1984
Used Condition: Good
Buy Used
Price: US$ 17.20 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.

5-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since August 3, 2006

About this Item

Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP70722013

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: William James on the Courage to Believe

Publisher: Fordham University Press

Publication Date: 1984

Book Condition: Good

About this title

Synopsis:

William James’ celebrated lecture on “The Will to Believe” has kindled spirited controversy since the day it was delivered. In this lively reappraisal of that controversy, Father O’Connell contributes some fresh contentions: that James’ argument should be viewed against his indebtedness to Pascal and Renouvier; that it works primarily to validate our “over-beliefs” ; and most surprising perhaps, that James envisages our “passional nature” as intervening, not after, but before and throughout, our intellectual weighing of the evidence for belief.

From the Back Cover:

Based on William James' celebrated lecture, 'The Will to Believe', this lively reappraisal features James' arguments on the willingness to believe.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

100% refunds guaranteed, no questions asked.


Shipping Terms:

We ship daily!

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express