On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings

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  • Paperback
  • 115 pages
  • On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings
  • William James
  • English
  • 05 August 2018
  • 0141043946

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On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings William James s strong beliefs in a pragmatic theory of truth that truth is only as relevant as its effect on us lead to these absorbing essays on fact and belief Within them is a fascinating theory of reality that suggests nothing is truly real without examination through human empathy and experience.Throughout history, some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. New Download On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings author William James For Kindle ePUB or eBook – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings

  1. Richard Newton says:

    This is a book with some interesting parts, and occasionally a wonderful few sentences of prose It could be of interest to anyone interest in the meaning of truth Mostly it is a straightforward read, and much is enjoyable, but its origin as a series of lectures is apparent and it can be a little dull at times There are some very interesting concepts explored, but I find it hard to consider this as one of the most important ideas of time to justify its place in Penguins Great Ideas series This is a book with some interesting parts, and occasionally a wonderful few sentences of prose It could be of interest to anyone interest in the meaning of truth Mostly it is a straightforward read, and much is enjoyable, but its origin as a series of lectures is apparent and it can be a little dull at times There are some very interesting concepts e...

  2. Peter says:

    A collection of lectures by William James carefully selected for thematic unity by the good people at Penguin With his characteristic wit, clarity and precision, James explains the method of pragmatism and then uses it t...

  3. Alan says:

    I ve always wanted to read William James Considered America s only true contributor to the Western philosophical cannon, James pragmatist approach to life is a real breath of fresh air This anthology of essays covers a lot ranging from James thoughts on how to live a good life, to t...

  4. Ana Rînceanu says:

    Get ready for some dense and academic writing with some sprinklings of other people s poetry and prose.On a Certain Blindness in Human BeingsThe Tigers in IndiaIs Life Worth LivingWhat Pragmatism MeansSome Metaphysical Problems Pragmatically Considered

  5. Kevin Varney says:

    I like the covers of this series books, although I think they are expensive I bought this because I was intrigued by the quote on the front, which were When you and I, for instance, realize how many innocent beasts have had to suffer in cattle cars and slaughter pens and lay down their lives that we might grow up, all fattened and clad, to sit together in comfort and carry on this discourse, it does indeed, put our relation to the universe in asolemn light.I have recently been concerned a I like the covers of this series books, although I think they are expensive I bought this because I was intrigued by the quote on the front, which were When you and I, for instance, realize how many innocent beasts have had to suffer in cattle cars and slaughter pens and lay down their lives that we might grow up, all fattened and clad, to sit together in comfort and carry on this discourse, it does inde...

  6. umberto says:

    I found reading William James s 5 essays in this book inspiring and challenging since he has written with ideas, reasons and arguments appropriate to his readers however, the last two on What Pragmatism Means and Some Metaphysical Problems Pragmatically Considered seem to satisf...

  7. Conor Fogarty says:

    Everyone, teachers and college kids, should read this book Not just because you could probably get it free online, but, the second lecture in particular, carry such passionate weight and the ability to stir up a true sense of deep postulation of the human condition as well as the looking into the fu...