The Philosophy of James Ward

The Philosophy of James Ward

by A. H. Murray

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Overview

Originally published in 1937, this book presents the philosophy of James Ward, the Professor of Mental Philosophy and Logic at the University of Cambridge. Ward was primarily concerned with the perceived antagonism between science and philosophy or religion, and Murray supplies a psychological background to Ward's thinking that helps to explain his interest in this topic. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Ward or the duality of faith and reason.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107676725
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/03/2014
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. The psychological background; 2. Ward's criticism of absolutism; 3. Criticism of naturalism; 4. The method of philosophy; 5. Pampsychism; 6. Pluralism; 7. The scientist, the philosopher and faith; 8. Interpretation of Kant; 9. The philosophy of James Ward; Index.

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