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The Resource William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin

William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin

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William James in focus : willing to believe
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William James in focus
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willing to believe
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William J. Gavin
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eng
Summary
William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on ""latent"" and ""manifest"" ideas in James to disclose the notion of ""will to believe, "" which courses through his work. For students who may be approaching James for the first time and for specialists who may not know James as deeply as they wish, Gavin provides a cle
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non fiction
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American philosophy
William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin
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William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gz5gj
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
James's life: will to believe as affirmation -- "Will to believe": policing versus free-roaming -- Principles of psychology: consciousness as a constitutive stream -- Varieties of religious experience: mysticism as a vague "exemplar" -- Pragmatism: corridor as "latent" and "the will to believe" -- Metaphysics: radical empiricism and pure experience -- "Pure" versus "impure" experience: examples of pure experience -- Challenges to "the will to believe" -- Conclusion: pragmatism, death, and "the will to believe."
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1 online resource (xii, 112 pages).
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online
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9780253007957
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rdamedia
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