The nook book (ebook) of the the moral equivalent of war (illustrated) by william james at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more. William james was an early twentieth century american philosopher and psychologist he is best known for the movement called pragmatism what does it mean for something to be the moral equivalent of war. President jimmy carter's moral equivalent of war speech was a speech in which united states president jimmy carter the classic essay the moral equivalent of war derived from the speech given by american psychologist and philosopher william james, delivered at stanford university in. The moral equivalent of war (illustrated) ebook: william james, charles river editors: amazonca: kindle store. In 1910, shortly before his death, the eminent psychologist william james wrote an essay called the moral equivalent of war, in which he attempted to understand the human race's apparent love of warfare.
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William james studies 2012, vol 8, pp 132-151 william james and the anti-war campaign: on the moral equivalent of war and a certain blindness in. Read the moral equivalent of war by william james with rakuten kobo william james (january 11, 1842 - august 26, 1910) was a pioneering american psychologist and philosopher trained as a m. The moral equivalent of war by william james (1842-1910) edited and with an in. The moral equivalent of war is the title of a speech given by william james i think that kerry howley's recent essay in reason magazine offers a libertarian justification for the concepts james describes in that speech, as well as a justification for actual military war what follows. I always thought that william james would continue forever and i relied weird, feral ralph waldo emerson, wily william gass, and other the principles of psychology the varieties of religious experience pragmatism a pluralistic universe the moral equivalent of war. James, william essays of faith and morals, the moral equivalent of war edited by ralph barton perry cleveland, ohio: the world publishing company, 1962 william james (1842-1910), brother of novelist henry james, taught physiology, psychology, and philosophy at harvard.
The moral equivalent of war1 by william james throughout this speech, james perceives war, and the virtues associated with war, to b e masculine, and the alternatives, such as pacifism, to be threatening that masculinity his attitudes and. By paul lee over one hundred years ago, william james delivered a lecture at stanford university where he was a visiting professor not exactly a fish out of water he did not have a high opinion of his peers.