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The Cambridge Companion to William James/ The Jameses: a family narrative




"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."

—William James

 “Royce, you're being photographed! Look out! I say, Damn the Absolute!” —William James. http://tpr.ly/1KXWH3O



“I abhor this hawking about of everybody’s phiz,” he wrote to his publisher about author photos, which were then a novelty.
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Ruth Anna Putnam
Cambridge University Press, Apr 13, 1997 - Philosophy - 406 pages
William James (1842-1910) was both a philosopher and a psychologist, nowadays most closely associated with the pragmatic theory of truth. The essays in this companion deal with the full range of his thought as well as other issues, including technical philosophical issues, religious speculation, moral philosophy and political controversies of his time. New readers and nonspecialists will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to James currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of James.

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December 1910


William James


by James JacksonPutnam

The Jameses: a family narrative

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Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1991 - 695 頁
Even if the James family hadn't given us both William the philosopher and psychologist, and Henry the novelist, the story of this quirky, wealthy, socially prominent clan would still be riveting. Full of incidents that would become legendary, The Jameses brings to life 150 years of unforgettable American history. Four 8-page inserts.

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1991無預覽關於作者 (1991)Chicago native Richard Warrington Baldwin Lewis, the son of Leicester and Beatrix (Baldwin) Lewis, was born on November 1, 1917. Lewis was educated in Switzerland, at Phillips Exeter Academy, at Harvard University, at the University of Chicago, where he received his M.A. in 1941. Lewis spent World War II engaged primarily in intelligence work for the British. Following the war, he began a long academic teaching career, focused mainly on American literature and social studies, at Bennington College and Princeton, Rutgers, and Yale universities. Lewis has created such critical and biographical books on authors and 19th-century United States history as The American Adam (1955), Edith Wharton (a 1975 biography that won the Pulitzer Prize, Bancroft, and Critics Circle awards), and The Jameses: A Family Narrative, about author Henry James and his family.

書目資訊書名The Jameses: a family narrative
作者Richard Warrington Baldwin Lewis
版本圖解出版者Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1991
ISBN0374178615, 9780374178611
頁數695 頁

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