Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

Paperback Works of William James

By (author) William James, Volume editor Frederick H. Burkhardt, Volume editor Fredson Bowers, Introduction by A. J. Ayer

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  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 203mm x 28mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 1 July 1990
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, Mass
  • ISBN 10: 0674697375
  • ISBN 13: 9780674697379
  • Illustrations note: 1port.
  • Sales rank: 813,278

Product description

Pragmatism is the most famous single work of American philosophy. Its sequel, The Meaning of Truth, is its imperative and inevitable companion. The definitive texts of both works are here available for the first time in one volume, with an introduction by the distinguished contemporary philosopher A. J. Ayer.

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James attacks the transcendental, rationalist tradition in philosophy and tries to clear the ground for the doctrine he called radical empiricism.

Table of contents

Introduction by A. J. Ayer Pragmatism Notes The Meaning of Truth Notes Index