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Published: 22 September 2016

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190237165

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Damn Great Empires!

William James and the Politics of Pragmatism

Alexander Livingston

  • Provides a revisionist interpretation of the work of William James, a major American thinker
  • Examines published and unpublished correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and editorials to shed light on how James' anti-imperialism informed his celebrated writings on philosophy, psychology, and religion
  • Explores the reception history of James' writings to explain why his political thought went overlooked
  • Will prove essential to scholars and students studying American philosophy and political thought

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