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Pragmatism

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William James' "Pragmatism" is a collection of lectures that were delivered at the Lowell Institute in Boston in November and December, 1906, and in January, 1907, at Columbia University, in New York. "Pragmatism" outlines the principles of the pragmatic philosophical movement, which was greatly furthered by the writings and speeches of William James. In this book you will find the following lectures: I. The Present Dilemma in Philosophy, II. What Pragmatism Means, III. Some Metaphysical Problems Pragmatically Considered, IV. The One and the Many, V. Pragmatism and Common Sense, VI. Pragmatism's Conception of Truth, VII. Pragmatism and Humanism, and VIII. Pragmatism and Religion.

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