The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Character Descriptions

Louis Menand
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

This person had been an officer in the Union army with a strong build and standing 6'3" had a soldiery look from the beginning.

William James

This person was very indecisive and used this weakness to his advantage with the creation of pragmatism. He never went to war, although he did sign up for 90 days with the Newport Artillery Company.

Charles S. Pierce

This person was born in 1839 and was the second of five children. He grew up with some of the best scientific minds in Harvard faculty coming to the family house often.

John Dewey

This person was born in 1859 in Burlington, Vermont into a family considered Vermont Transcendentalists. His family was social activists and abolitionists.

Henry Little Abbott

This person entered Harvard at 14 years old. He graduated in 1860. He did not want to enlist, but felt obligated when two of his other...

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