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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Quiz

Louis Menand
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In 1903, James published a book entitled _________. (from Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 4 | Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 5)

2.

Unlike Darwin, Charles Pierce did not believe that randomness __________. (from Part 3, Chapter 8 The Law of Errors, Section 3 | Part 3, Chapter 8 The Law of Errors, Section 4 | Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 1)

3.

Students in Dewey's classes were taught by _______. (from Part 4, Chapter 12 Chicago, Section 4 | Part 4, Chapter 12 Chicago, Section 5)

4.

A land grant was received for the school that stipulated that it be run by __________. (from Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 5 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 1 | Part 4, Chapter 10 Burlington, Section 2)

5.

Despite his extensive training both at home and abroad Morris was unable to attain a professorship until offered one at __________. (from Part 4, Chapter 11 Baltimore, Section 1 | Part 4, Chapter 11 Baltimore, Section 2)

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