On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings

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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.

ISBN: 9780141043944 Author: James, William Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 27th August 2009 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 191 (edition:22) Pages: 114 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

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.

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