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On James

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ISBN-10: 0534583970

ISBN-13: 9780534583972

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert Talisse, Micah Hester

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ON JAMES, like other titles in the Wadsworth Philosopher's Series, offers a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to this philosopher's most important ideas. Presenting the most important insights of well over a hundred seminal philosophers in both the Eastern and Western traditions, the Wadsworth Philosophers Series contains volumes written by scholars noted for their excellence in teaching and for their well-versed comprehension of each featured philosopher's major works and contributions. These titles have proven valuable in a number of ways. Serving as standalone texts when tackling a philosophers' original sources or as helpful resources for focusing philosophy students' engagements…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 85
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Preface
Philosophy As Vision
Citations and Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Lives in Transition: Experiencing James
William of Albany and the "Prodigal" Son
Henry's "Vastation"
A Battle for the Soul
The First Vocational Turn: Art and Its Foibles
The Second Vocational Turn: Science, Illness
Medicine and Breakdown
The Metaphysical Club, a Budding Career, and Love
Professional Philosophy
Psychic Research, the Principles, and Publication
Introducing 'Pragmatism' and the Gifford Lectures
Working Hard, Then Wearing Out
Taking Philosophy Personally: Psychology, Radical Empiricism, and a Return to Life
The Philosophy of James's Psychology
James's Radical Turn
Committing to Experience
A World Purely of Experience
Returning to Life
Philosophy in Action: William James and Pragmatism
The Origins of Pragmatism
James's Pragmatism
The Career of Pragmatism
Pluralism and the Moral Life
Moral Experience
Determinism, Possibility, and Pluralism
The Moral Life
Meliorism
Religious Commitment to a Moral Universe: James and "The Will to Believe"
Preliminaries
Against Evidentialism
Faith and Risk
The Case for Religious Belief
Selected Works for Further Reading