The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy
Here, in one volume, are the collected essays of influential American philosopher WILLIAM JAMES (1842-1910), whose justifications of religious faith and explorations of questions of morality made him one of the most popular thinkers of the 19th century. In this volume, first published in book form in 1897, James ponders such conundrums as... . Is life worth living? . The sentiment of rationality . The dilemma of determinism . The moral philosopher and the moral life . Great men and their environment . The importance of individuals . What psychical research has accomplished . and more.
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Review: The Will to Believe, Human Immortality, and Other Essays in Popular PhilosophyUser Review - Alex Kartelias - Goodreads
I would say the first three essays- the will to believe, is life worth living and the sentiment of rationality- are his best. In the will to believe, James gives a practical justification for having ... Read full review
Review: The Will to Believe, Human Immortality, and Other Essays in Popular PhilosophyUser Review - Andrew - Goodreads
William James is that great thinker who seems to possess a common sense that reveals what utter BS the received "common sense" of day-to-day life is. His positions are sane, reasonable, and at the ... Read full review
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THE WILL TO BELIEVE by William James An Address to the ...
'The Will to Believe,' accordingly, is the title of my paper. I have long defended to my own students the lawfulness of voluntarily adopted faith; ...
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Teaching James's "The Will to Believe"
In his lecture “The Will to Believe,” William James (1842-1910) announces to his audience that his purpose will be to present “a justification of faith, ...
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If this title, "The Will to Believe and the Need for Creed," were to be ... For its first member, "The Will to Believe," was the title of lecture that was ...
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Notes on The Will to Believe
William James, "The Will to Believe". -An address that James delievered to the Philosophy Clubs of Yale and Brown Universities. First published in 1896. ...
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The Will to Believe by William James
The Will to Believe. (Nineteenth Century) The life of William James ... The Will To Believe. In the recently published Life by Leslie Stephen of I ...
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Although he called this essay “The Will to Believe,” he later wished that he had called it “The Right to Believe,” as he was essentially defending the ...
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William James's "The Will to Believe" has been criticized for offering untenable arguments in support of belief in unvalidated hypotheses. ...
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William James: "The Will to Believe"
and therefore confront the option of accepting that I can and make the leap or failing to accept that I can, or as in "The Will to Believe" I ask myself ...
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William James. The Will To Believe: an outline
THE WILL TO BELIEVE. WILLIAM JAMES. Bob Corbett An Outline 1980. This text can be found in many anthologies. It is a widely re-printed and circulated essay. ...
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The Will to Believe
"The Will to Believe" is a defense of religious faith in particular, although James gives examples to suggest that his views have somewhat broader scope. ...
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