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  1.  15
    Embodied Akrasia: James on Motivation and Weakness of Will.Kyle Bromhall - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1):26-53.
    This paper presents an account of akrasia, drawn from the work of William James, that sees akrasia as neither a rational failing (as with most philosophical accounts) nor a moral failing (as with early Christian accounts), but rather a necessary by-product of our status as biological beings. By examining James’s related accounts of motivation and action, I argue that akratic actions occur when an agent attempts to act against her settled habits, but fails to do so. This makes akrasia a (...)
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    An Inchoate Universe: James's Probabilistic Underdeterminism.Kyle Bromhall - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1):54-83.
    In this paper, I challenge the traditional narrative that William James’s arguments against determinism were primarily motivated by his personal struggles with depression. I argue that James presents an alternative argument against determinism that is motivated by his commitment to sound scientific practice. James argues that determinism illegitimately extrapolates from observations of past events to predictions about future events without acknowledging the distinct metaphysical difference between them. This occupation with futurity suggests that James’s true target is better understood as logical (...)
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    Visionary Pragmatism: Radical & Ecological Democracy in Neoliberal Times. By Romand Coles. [REVIEW]Ani Chen - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    William James's Psychological Prelude to Politics: What Place for Moral Equivalents in American Polarization on the Potomac and the Jordan?Paul Croce - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    "The Moral Equivalent of War": William James's Minor Variation on Common Themes.Marilyn Fischer - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    Pragmatism as a Way of Life. By Hilary and Ruth Anna Putnam. [REVIEW]Giovanni Maddalena - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    William James, Pragmatism, and American Culture. By Deborah Whitehead. [REVIEW]Abigail Modaff - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    William James and Well-Being: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Culture of Human Flourishing.James O. Pawelski - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    Evolutionary Pragmatism and Ethics. By Beth L. Eddy. [REVIEW]Guido K. Tamponi - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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    Civic Renewal: James's Moral Equivalent of War.Trygve Throntveit - 2018 - William James Studies 14 (1).
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