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  • William James: 6 books of philosophy and psychology

    by William James ...
    This book-collection file includes: Talks to Teachers, Varieties of Religious Experience, Pragmatism, Pluralistic Universe, The Meaning of Truth, and Memories and Studies. According to Wikipedia: "William James (January 11, 1842 August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher trained as a medical doctor. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Silence

    In the Age of Noise

    by Erling Kagge ...
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERThis breathtaking, inspiring little book teaches us how to find precious moments of silence - whether we are crossing the Antarctic, climbing Everest, or on the train at rush hour.'Quietly, wisely, Silence makes a case for dumbing the din of modern life, and learning to listen again' Robert MacfarlaneWhat is silence?Where can it be found?... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    by William James ...
    The psychology of religious belief. "If the inquiry be psychological, not religious institutions, but rather religious feelings and religious impulses must be its subject, and I must confine myself to those more developed subjective phenomena recorded in literature produced by articulate and fully self-conscious men, in works of piety and autobiography." According to Wikipedia: "William James ... Read more

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  • Practical Wisdom

    The Right Way to Do the Right Thing

    A reasoned yet urgent call to embrace and protect the essential, practical human quality that has been drummed out of our lives: wisdom.It's in our nature to want to succeed. It's also human nature to want to do right. But we've lost how to balance the two. How do we get it back?Practical Wisdom can help. "Practical wisdom" is the essential human quality that combines the fruits of our individual ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • American Philosophy

    A Love Story

    by John Kaag ...
    The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking. Hocking was one of the last true giants of American philosophy and a direct ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • William James: 8 Books of Philosophy

    by William James ...
    This file includes: The Will to Believe, Talks to Teachers on Psychology, Varieties of Religious Experience, Pragmatism, Pluralistic Universe, The Meaning of Truth, Memories and Studies, and Essays in Radical Empiricism. According to Wikipedia: "William James (January 11, 1842 August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He was the first ... Read more

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  • The Luciferian Doctrine#

    Book 1 - The Luciferian Doctrine
    #1st book/THIS WORK HAS BEEN BANNED EVERYWHERE/ SAVE IT - PRINT - SPREAD FORYOUR SURVIVAL.PLEASE **SPREAD** THIS VERSION OF FILE.The book features nearly all unknown secrets. Cracks in 100% nearly all topic of importance toyou, like..100% Health cracked,.100% Universal Laws (operating here cracked, how to take advantage),.In 100% describes Biblical Law of Jesus Christ which operates in this ... Read more


  • Sick Souls, Healthy Minds

    How William James Can Save Your Life

    by John Kaag ...
    From the celebrated author of American Philosophy: A Love Story and Hiking with Nietzsche, a compelling introduction to the life-affirming philosophy of William JamesIn 1895, William James, the father of American philosophy, delivered a lecture entitled "Is Life Worth Living?" It was no theoretical question for James, who had contemplated suicide during an existential crisis as a young man a ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Pragmatism

    by William James ...
    "The whole function of philosophy ought to be to find out what definite difference it will make to you and to me, at definite instances in our life, if this world-formula or that world-formula be the true one." With these words, William James, one of the great minds of American philosophy, captures the power of pragmatism. Pragmatism explores the various theories of truth, meaning, and reality to ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Permaculture

    Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability

    Essential reading for permaculture designers and accessible to a wide range of critical thinkers. This revised edition is more accessible than the original, with redrawn graphics, corrected and amended text, new references and a newly designed layout that invites the reader into the world of whole systems thinking that is permaculture.When it was originally published in 2002, Permaculture: ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The Revival of Pragmatism

    New Essays on Social Thought, Law, and Culture

    series Post-Contemporary Interventions
    Although long considered the most distinctive American contribution to philosophy, pragmatism—with its problem-solving emphasis and its contingent view of truth—lost popularity in mid-century after the advent of World War II, the horror of the Holocaust, and the dawning of the Cold War. Since the 1960s, however, pragmatism in many guises has again gained prominence, finding congenial places to ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science

    An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior

    What do evolutionary science and contextual behavioral science have in common? Edited by David Sloan Wilson and Steven C. Hayes, this groundbreaking book offers a glimpse into the histories of these two schools of thought, and provides a sound rationale for their reintegration.Evolutionary science (ES) provides a unifying theoretical framework for the biological sciences, and is increasingly being ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD

  • Delphi Complete Works of William James (Illustrated)

    by William James ...
    Book 22 - Delphi Series Nine
    The philosopher and psychologist, William James (brother to the famous novelist Henry James) was a leading thinker of the late nineteenth century and one of the most influential American philosophers, regarded by many as the father of American psychology. James established the philosophical school known as pragmatism and is also cited as a founder of functional psychology. Noted for his rich and ... Read more

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  • The Task of Utopia

    A Pragmatist and Feminist Perspective

    by Erin McKenna ...
    At their best, both American pragmatism and utopianism are about hope. Both encourage people to think about the future as a guide to understanding the past and forming the present. Just as pragmatism has often been misunderstood as valueless instrumentalism, utopianism has been limited to dreams of a static perfect world. In this book, Erin McKenna argues that utopian vision informed by pragmatism ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD


    Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

    by Darius Foroux ...
    I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time in your head. You know, thinking, worrying, stressing, freaking out -- call it whatever you want. I call it a preoccupied mind. And with what?99% of your thoughts are useless.William James, once the leading psychologist in America, and one of the founders of the philosophical school of pragmatism, put it best: "A great ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Beyond the Cave

    A Philosopher's Quest for Truth

    Truth is increasingly marginalized. Powerful news interests, social media and political orators all seem to point to the idea that the days of absolute Truth are past. Religions have always claimed to stand for a transcendent dimension to reality and to the idea of an absolute claim to Truth but, in the West, religion has been and is declining in influence. Fundamentalism is on the rise and this, ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Happiness and Other Small Things of Absolute Importance

    by Haim Shapira ...
    We all want to be happy but what is happiness? Haim Shapira navigates the terrain of happiness, exploring and contemplating an eclectic range of theories and insights into the conflicts we face on our journey to creating our own happiness.What is your happiest moment? How can you know it? Do we waste time or does time waste us? Are questions about meaning truly meaningful? What’s really important? ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $10.99 AUD

  • Abductive Analysis

    Theorizing Qualitative Research

    “A major contribution to both the pragmatist renaissance and the transnational turn toward theorizing in qualitative research.” —Adele E. Clarke, author of Situational Analysis: Grounded Theory after the Postmodern TurnIn Abductive Analysis, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for theorizing qualitative research. They outline a way to think about observations, methods, ... Read more

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  • Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

    series American Philosophy
    "Singer's theory of rights, an impressive development of social accounts by pragmatists George Herbert Mead and John Dewey, was developed in Operative Rights (1993). This successor volume includes applications, lectures, replies to critics, and clarifications. For Singer, Dewey, and Mead, rights exist only if they are embedded in the operative practices of a community. People have a right in a ... Read more


  • Charles Peirce's Theory of Scientific Method

    series American Philosophy
    This book is an attempt to understand a significant part of the complex thought of Charles Sanders Peirce, especially in those areas which interested him most: scientific method and related philosophical questions. It is organized primarily from Peirce's own writings, taking chronological settings into account where appropriate, and pointing out the close connections of several major themes in ... Read more


  • Be Not Afraid of Life

    In the Words of William James

    by William James ...
    A compelling collection of the life-changing writings of William JamesWilliam James—psychologist, philosopher, and spiritual seeker—is one of those rare writers who can speak directly and powerfully to anyone about life’s meaning and worth, and whose ideas change not only how people think but how they live. The thinker who helped found the philosophy of pragmatism and inspire Alcoholics Anonymous, ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism

    Lessons from John Dewey

    series American Philosophy
    Larry A. Hickman presents John Dewey as very much at home in the busy mix of contemporary philosophy—as a thinker whose work now, more than fifty years after his death, still furnishes fresh insights into cutting-edge philosophical debates. Hickman argues that it is precisely the rich, pluralistic mix of contemporary philosophical discourse, with its competing research programs in French-inspired ... Read more


  • Phaedo

    by Plato ...
    Phaedo by Plato also known to ancient readers as On The Soul, is one of the best-known dialogues of Plato's middle period, along with the Republic and the Symposium.The philosophical subject of the dialogue is the immortality of the soul. It is set in the last hours prior to the death of Socrates, and is Plato's fourth and last dialogue to detail the philosopher's final days, following Euthyphro, ... Read more

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  • Geschichte der Philosophie Bd. 11: Die Philosophie des ausgehenden 19. und des 20. Jahrhunderts 1: Pragmatismus und Analytische Philosophie

    Der Band bietet eine einführende und zugleich kritische Darstellung zweier der lebendigsten philosophischen Strömungen des letzten Jahrhunderts, vor allem in dessen erster Hälfte: der analytischen Philosophie und des amerikanischen Pragmatismus. In Teil I werden Autoren wie Bolzano, Brentano oder Mach besprochen, bei denen Ansätze der analytischen Denkweise zu erkennen sind. Dieser Teil stammt von ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD