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Pragmatism as humanism; the philosophy of William James.

Chicago, Nelson-Hall [1974] .
ISBN 0882291254

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Subjects Humanism.
James, William, 1842-1910
James, William, 1842-1910.
James, William.
Series Professional-technical series.
Description xii, 220 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-214).
Contents Introduction -- "Man" in James' psychological thought -- James' views on a scientific study of man -- Scope of physchology -- Methods of psychology -- Nature of psychology -- An interactionist view of man -- Attractiveness of the mind/body parallelism view of man -- Reasons for an interactionist view of man -- The stream of consciousness -- every thought is part of personal consciousness -- Consciousness is constantly changing -- Consciousness is sensibly continuous -- Consciousness deals with objects independent of itself -- Consciousness is selective -- The selectivity of consciousness according to interests -- Sensation and perception of things -- Perception of reality: belief -- Conception and reasoning -- Emotion -- Instinct -- Voluntary action -- "Man" in James' ethical and religious thought -- "Man" in James' ethical thought: "the essentials of an ethical universe" -- Metaphysical question: the possibility of moral experience -- Psychological question: origin and nature of moral ideas -- Casuistic question: society, religion, and the individual -- "Man" in the religious thought of James -- Nature and legitimacy of belief: nature of belief; legitimacy of belief -- Effects of religious belief: an examination of the religious propensity in man: primal religious sentiment; conversion: gradual and sudden; effect of conversion: an evaluation of sainthood; mysticism and natural theology as warrants for the unseen world -- James; humanistic epistemology and metaphysics -- James' pragmatic humanism -- James' pragmatic theory of meaning -- Pragmatism as a theory of truth: James' theory of truth as a development of his philosophy of man; James' theory of truth as a "humanism" -- James' radical empiricism -- Radical empiricism: an epistemology of pure experience: reality as pure experience and perceptual knowledge; conceptual knowledge as ministerial to perceptual knowledge; experience and the existence of the self -- Radical empiricism: a pluralistic universe: our experience of activity; pluralism vs. monism; a melioristic universe; a finite God -- "Humanism" as a unifying theme in James' philosophy -- James' theory of man -- James' philosophy as a "humanism" -- The "whole man" as a guide to inquiry -- James' theory of truth as a "humanism" -- Human experiences as revelatory of the nature of reality -- Philosophy as an articulation of the human perspective -- The dignity of man in James' philosophy.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)979039
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WorldCat Identities Dooley, Patrick Kiaran.
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