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Essential William James

William James

Essential William James

by William James

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pragmatism,
  • Religion,
  • Modern Ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John R. Shook
    ContributionsShook, John R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945 .J21 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25075390M
    ISBN 109781616144395
    LC Control Number2010051997

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York: Harper & Row, (The Essential. When William departed on the Atlantic with his family in the summer ofhe left not only his friends and the home where he had spent most of his childhood, but a sense of independence that he would not recapture in Europe.

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We have no desire to convince anyone that there is only one way by which faith can be acquired.