Pragmatism and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
or
Amazon Prime Free Trial required. Sign up when you check out. Learn More
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Start reading Pragmatism and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Pragmatism and Other Writings [Paperback]

William James , Giles Gunn

List Price: CDN$ 21.00
Price: CDN$ 15.16 & FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25. Details
You Save: CDN$ 5.84 (28%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
Want it delivered Tuesday, April 22? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition --  
Paperback CDN $15.16  

Book Description

May 2 2000 Penguin Classics
The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. "Pragmatism" grew out of a set of lectures and the full text is included here along with "The Meaning of Truth", "Psychology", "The Will to Believe", and "Talks to Teachers on Psychology".

Frequently Bought Together

Customers buy this book with The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson CDN$ 15.16

Pragmatism and Other Writings + The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Price For Both: CDN$ 30.32

Show availability and shipping details

  • This item: Pragmatism and Other Writings

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ CDN$ 25. Details

  • The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ CDN$ 25. Details


Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed


Product Details


Product Description

About the Author

Older brother of novelist Henry James, William James (1842-1910) was a philosopher, psychologist, physiologist, and professor at Harvard. James has influenced such twentieth-century thinkers as Richard Rorty, Jurgen Habermans, Michel Foucault, and Julia Kristeva.


Inside This Book (Learn More)
First Sentence
In the preface to that admirable collection of essays of his called 'Heretics,' Mr. Chesterton8 writes these words: "There are some people-and I am one of them-who think that the most practical and important thing about a man is still his view of the universe. Read the first page
Explore More
Concordance
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.ca
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.8 out of 5 stars  5 reviews
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars William James Oct. 13 2012
By Arthur - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This is a very important collection of texts on William James' work. Particularly, texts on pragmatism and monism that represent the hard core of William James' philosophy.
5.0 out of 5 stars A sweet man and great thinker March 4 2014
By B. F. Mooney - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
William James remains our greatest and most original philosopher, as well as a great psychologist and scholar of religion. Together, James and Mark Twain made the world take notice of us as serious intellectual and artistic contenders. While James never had much chance to pull the many threads of his philosophy together, the writings in this volume show much of what was at the core of his thought.

His style is outstanding, one reason he and brother Henry were aptly and jointly described as the novelist who is a psychologist and the psychologist who is a novelist. I find it helpful to read James as if he and I were in fluent conversation; that way, the great lecturer and conversationalist come to the fore, transcending most other 19th Century prose.
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Founding Father of Psych Philosophy Dec 28 2012
By Charles Freligh - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A solid foundation of philosophy for psychology students and professionals. Much of his work has been corroborated via modern scientific investigation.
1 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Service from vendor May 3 2013
By Frequent_Buyer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I do not really care for the pragmatism, it really took a great effort to actually get into this book. It was purchased for a class so it did fulfill it's purpose and it arrived before estimated arrival time which is always a plus for text books.
2 of 40 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great condition Oct. 9 2009
By skyangel87 - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The seller had the item shipped in plastic which was excellent for me because it ended up in the rain for a day.
ARRAY(0xa5daead4)

Look for similar items by category


Feedback