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William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Martin Halliwell and Joel D. S. Rasmussen

Abstract

William James and the Transatlantic Conversation focuses on the American philosopher and psychologist William James (1842–1910) and his engagements with European thought, together with the multidisciplinary reception of his work on both sides of the Atlantic since his death. James’s encounters with European thinkers and ideas ran throughout his early life and across his distinguished international career, in which he participated in a number of transatlantic conversations in science, philosophy, psychology, religion, ethics, and literature. This volume explores and extends these c ... More

Keywords: pragmatism, pluralism, philosophy of religion, transatlanticism, American philosophy, European philosophy, intellectual history, conversation, American studies, religion studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199687510
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Halliwell, author
Professor of American Studies, University of Leicester

Joel D. S. Rasmussen, author
University Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Christian Thought and Fellow of Mansfield College, University of Oxford