William James

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Article in Journal | Posted 02/04/2018
Bruhn, Christopher, Syn, Sue Y. (2018). Pragmatic thought as a philosophical foundation for collaborative tagging and the Semantic Web
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to use ideas drawn from two founders of American pragmatism, William James and Charles Sanders Peirce, in order to propose a philosophical foundation that...
Article in Journal | Posted 14/02/2018
Williams, Neil W. (2018). Kidnapping an Ugly Child: Is William James a Pragmaticist?
Since the term 'pragmatism' was first coined, there have been debates about who is or is not a 'real' pragmatist, and what that might mean. The division most often drawn in...
Monograph | Posted 12/09/2017
Woell, James W. (2012). Peirce, James and a Pragmatic Philosophy of Religion
Article in Journal | Posted 25/03/2016
Girel, Mathias (2003). The Metaphysics and Logic of Psychology: Peirce's Reading of James's Principles
Deals with some fundamental agreements and disagreements between Charles S. Peirce and William James on issues such as perception and consciousness as implicated in Peirce's reading of James...
Article in Journal | Posted 09/12/2015
Dea, Shannon (2015). A House at War Against Itself: Absolute Versus Pluralistic Idealism in Spinoza, Peirce, James and Royce
In this paper, I elaborate affinities between Peirce, Spinoza and Royce, in order to illuminate the division between Peirce's and James's expressions of idealism. James contrasted Spinoza...
Article in Journal | Posted 06/10/2015
Atkins, Richard K. (2015). Peirce's 'Paradoxical Irradiations" and James's The Will to Believe
Peirce's lecture "Philosophy and the Conduct of Life" has been especially vexing to Peirce scholars. Some have criticized it as a lapse of good sense whereas others have defended it....
Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893). How to Reason: A Critick of Arguments. Advertisement [R]. MS [R] 398

A. MS., G-1893-5, pp. 1-11.
Only the last 4 paragraphs (pp. 10-11) published: Collected Papers, Vol. 8, pp. 278-279. Unpublished: a summary of CSP’s work in philosophy and logic which is...

Article in Edited Collection | Posted 27/11/2014
Hookway, Christopher (2013). 'The Principle of Peirce' and the Origins of Pragmatism. In: The Cambridge Companion to Pragmatism
Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Anderson, Douglas R. (2014). Getting Over the Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry
Athenian culture, including the likes of Plato and Aristophanes, set poetry and philosophy at odds. The quarrel between the two has remained at the core of western philosophical practices into the...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Misak, Cheryl (2011). 2011 Presidential Address: American Pragmatism and Indispensability Arguments
The article presents the 2011 Charles S. Peirce Society Presidential Address, delivered by Professor Cheryl Misak. It examines American philosophies of pragmatism, truth, and the "will to...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Klein, Alexander (2013). Who is in the Community of Inquiry?
A central theme of Cheryl Misak's new history is that there are two key strands in the pragmatist tradition. The Peircean strand does 'justice to the objective dimension of human inquiry,...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Colella, E. P. (2013). Seeking the Center of Truth's Forest: William James in California, 1898
As his first public statement of pragmatism, 'Philosophical Conceptions & Practical Results' occupies a central place among James' works. This paper examines a diverse stream of...
Monograph | Posted 16/10/2014
Gava, Gabriele (2014). Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective

This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that...

Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The Bed-Rock Beneath Pragmaticism. MS [R] 300

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1905-1e, pp. 1-65; 33-40; 38-41; 37-38; 40-43.7; plus 64 pp. of fragments running brokenly from p. 1 to p. 60.
This was to have...