Writings, 1902-1910 Topics for Discussion

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Why does James find the monistic viewpoint less satisfactory than the pluralist viewpoint for description of truth?

What is the importance of studying religious experience and how does it serve to further James' theory of pragmatism?

What are the values of saintliness and how do each of these values fail when they are found in excess?

What condition is necessary in order for a conversion experience to happen and what is the purpose of that condition?

Walt Whitman is given as an example of one who embodies the healthy-mindedness approach. Describe the approach and its significance in the development of James' theory of pragmatism.

What are the main concepts and principles of pragmatism and how do they relate to current issues?

How does pragmatism relate to humanism and how does each system understand truth?

Describe Fechner's strengths in his philosophic approach and points of...

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