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A Pluralistic Universe

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Description for A Pluralistic Universe Paperback. In his famous lectures at Oxford University in 1908 and 1909, William James made a sustained and eloquent case against absolute idealism and intellectualism in philosophy. His own thinking led him to renounce monistic idealism and the intellectualization of all "truth." This title helps us in understanding James' thinking. Num Pages: 405 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 204 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 462.
In his famous lectures at Oxford University in 1908 and 1909, William James made a sustained and eloquent case against absolute idealism and intellectualism in philosophy. Ever since Socrates and Plato, the philosophy of the absolute had held sway—the emphasis on essence at the expense of concrete appearance, the insistence on a coherent universe, abstract, timeless, finished, enclosed in its totality. James’s own thinking led him to renounce monistic idealism and the intellectualization of all “truth.”

Going against the grain of entrenched philosophy, James argues in A Pluralistic Universe that the world is not a uni-verse but a multi-verse. He honors ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
405
Condition
New
Number of Pages
405
Place of Publication
Lincoln, United States
ISBN
9780803275911
SKU
V9780803275911
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About William James
Henry Samuel Levinson, a professor and the head of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spiritual Life.

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