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5.0 Pragmatism

A profoundly influential figure in American psychology, William James (1842–1910) was also a philosopher of note who adopted Charles S. Peirce's theories as a basis for his own conception of pragmatism. For James, this meant an emphasis on "radical empiricism" and the concept that the meaning of any idea — philosophical, political, social, or otherwise — has validity only in terms of its experiential and practical consequences.

In this book, James tests competing… (more)

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Publisher: Dover Publications (September 12, 2018)

Collection: Dover Thrift Editions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

Protection: Drm+lcp

Language: English

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