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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

Label
William James in focus : willing to believe
Title
William James in focus
Title remainder
willing to believe
Statement of responsibility
William J. Gavin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1943-
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Gavin, W. J.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American philosophy
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  • James, William
  • James, William
  • James, William
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophie
Label
William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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."
Control code
ocn826293794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 112 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007957
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 418241
  • 22573/ctt16gkvj9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826293794
Label
William James in focus : willing to believe, William J. Gavin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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."
Control code
ocn826293794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 112 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007957
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 418241
  • 22573/ctt16gkvj9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826293794

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