The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular PhilosophyeBook - 2010
William James was an important American psychologist and philosopher. He was one of the early academics of psychology and his philosophy touched mainly on pragmatism and the religious or mystic experience. The Will to Believe is a lecture he delivered, which argues that personal belief is a valid basis for hypothesis, in the place of evidence. Following this seminal essay are nine other philosophical essays by James.
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : c2010. Floating Press,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (378 p.)