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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

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  • 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

    $12.99 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

    $20.45 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

    $14.29 AUD

  • The Luciferian Doctrine#

    series The Luciferian Doctrine #1
    #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

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  • 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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  • Abductive Analysis

    Theorizing Qualitative Research

    In 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, and theories that nurtures theory formation without locking it into predefined conceptual boxes. The book provides novel ways to approach the challenges that plague qualitative researchers across the social sciences ... Read more

    $26.39 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

    $4.48 AUD

  • 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

    $61.37 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

    $38.27 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

    $11.10 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

    $67.09 AUD

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

    $19.35 AUD

  • Delphi Complete Works of William James (Illustrated)

    by William James ...
    series Delphi Series Nine #22
    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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  • John Paul Stevens and the Constitution

    The Search for Balance

    A good pragmatist's constitutional theory is inseparable from the legal disputes out of which it arises. John Paul Stevens's theory, that of deciding individual cases well instead of applying constitutional principles in the abstract to cases by category, thus lends itself to being studied in its natural, factual habitat—in his own words, case by case. That's what this book does.In Chapter 1 ... Read more

    $31.56 AUD

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    series Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is the case, with important consequences for understanding the horizons and nature of philosophical ... Read more

    $73.14 AUD

  • Indirect Reports and Pragmatics

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    series Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology #5
    This volume offers the reader a singular overview of current thinking on indirect reports. The contributors are eminent researchers from the fields of philosophy of language, theoretical linguistics and communication theory, who answer questions on this important issue. This exciting area of controversy has until now mostly been treated from the viewpoint of philosophy. This volume adds the views ... Read more

    $260.14 AUD $224.17 AUD

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective

    by Gabriele Gava ...
    series Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
    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 contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava instead argues that focusing on Peirce’s purposefulness as a necessary regulative (in the Kantian sense) ... Read more

    $80.62 AUD

  • Richard Rorty: Outgrowing Modern Nihilism

    by Tracy Llanera ...
    The book makes a new contribution to the contemporary debates on nihilism and the sacred. Drawing on an original interpretation of Richard Rorty’s writings, it challenges the orthodox treatment of nihilism as a malaise that human beings must overcome*.* Instead, nihilism should be framed as a problem for human culture to outgrow through pragmatism. ... Read more

    $107.13 AUD $76.55 AUD

  • Pragmatistische Sozialforschung

    Für eine praktische Wissenschaft gesellschaftlichen Fortschritts

    Als praktische Philosophie ist der Pragmatismus an Prinzipien und Mechanismen von Gesellschaft interessiert. Es geht im Kern darum, diese Prinzipien und Mechanismen zu verstehen, Handlungsformen und Institutionen mit Blick auf gesellschaftliche Probleme und deren Behebung zu entwickeln und auf diesem Wege Gesellschaft menschlicher, gerechter und demokratischer zu gestalten. Aus diesem Grund ... Read more

    $67.53 AUD

  • Emotion, Truth and Meaning

    In Defense of Ayer and Stevenson

    by C. Wilks ...
    series Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy #12
    The aim of this book is to defend the Emotive Theory of Ethics, and, in particular, the versions of that theory proposed by A. J. Ayer in Language, Truth and Logic (1936) and by C. L. Stevenson in Ethics and Language (1944). For those readers who are familiar with the conventional history of Twentieth Century moral philosophy and the infamous place which the Emotive Theory occupies in that history ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD