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Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Andrew Anony - Goodreads

This became a pretty tedious read after the first couple chapters. He seems to keep repeating the same basic ideas and applying them to a variety of subjects. He states at one point how a theory goes ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

A good read with some excellent insights. As a text itself, James' work is also an interesting insight into turn-of-the-century America, particularly given his colloquial form of presentation ... Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - Garrett Starr - Goodreads

I have always wanted this collection, but over the years I purchased other books instead. When our church moved into our current digs, this entire collection was hidden away in a back room and covered ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Rlotz - Goodreads

[Note: I would just like to say that my opinion of William James has improved much since writing this scathing review. Now he's one of my favorite authors. Most of this had to do with my reading ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

Read sometime in the 70s or 80s. As someone with an interest in philosophy but essentially no training in it, I found this book very to understand and even to like. Conceivably it would strike some ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - matt - Goodreads

And again, I doff my cap to Buck Mulligan for getting it right. I am not a pragmatist, but I respect what James is trying to do here. Also, I gotta say that in terms of writing philosophy, he (James ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

"'There are some people--and I am one of them--who think that the most practical and important thing about a [person] is still his view of the universe' [...] The really vital question for us all is ... Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - Pete Skimin - Goodreads

Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Doug Newdick - Goodreads

I've always been sympathetic to pragmatism, but more of the Peirce and Dewey variety than the James variety. So I thought I should read what he himself said on the subject. The book is divided into ... Read full review

Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking

User Review  - Brenton - Goodreads

I'm not sure who originally said it, but William James' 'Pragmatism' is the "quintessential American philosophy". After finally finishing, I strongly agree. The ideas that James describes are a ... Read full review


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