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The Cambridge companion to William James

Author: Ruth Anna Putnam
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge collections online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James was both a philosopher and a psychologist, nowadays most closely associated with the pragmatic theory of truth. These essays deal with the full range of his thought as well as other issues of his time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: William James; William James
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Anna Putnam
ISBN: 0521452783 9780521452786 0521459060 9780521459068
OCLC Number: 123911302
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Description: xii, 406 pages ; 24 cm.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: 1. Pragmatism and iIntrospective psychology Gerald E. Myers; 2. Consciousness as a pragmatist views it Owen Flanagan; 3. John Dewey's naturalization of William James Richard M. Gale; 4. James, Clifford, and the scientific conscience David A. Hollinger; 5. Religious faith, intellectual responsibility, and romance Richard Rorty; 6. The breathtaking intimacy of the material world: William James's last thoughts Bruce Wilshire; 7. James, aboutness, and his British critics T. L. S. Sprigge; 8. Logical principles and philosophical attitudes: Peirce's response to James's pragmatism Christopher Hookway; 9. James's theory of truth Hilary Putnam; 10. The James/Royce dispute and the development of James's 'solution' James Conant; 11. William James on religious experience Richard R. Niebuhr; 12. Interpreting the universe after a social analogy: intimacy, panpsychism, a finite God in a pluralistic universe David C. Lamberth; 13. Moral philosophy and the development of morality Graham H. Bird; 14. Some of life's ideals Ruth Anna Putnam; 15. A shelter of the mind: Henry, William, and the domestic scene Jessica R. Feldman; 16. The influence of William James on American culture Ross Posnock; 17. Pragmatism, politics, and the corridor Harvey J. Cormier; 18. James and the Kantian tradition Thomas Carlson.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Anna Putnam.

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