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    James's Will-to-Believe Doctrine.James C. S. Wernham - 1987 - Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    In 1896 William James published an essay entitled The Will to Believe, in which he defended the legitimacy of religious faith against the attacks of such champions of scientific method as W.K. Clifford and Thomas Huxley. James's work quickly became one of the most important writings in the philosophy of religious belief. James Wernham analyses James's arguments, discusses his relation to Pascal and Renouvier, and considers the interpretations, and misinterpretations, of James's major critics. Wernham shows convincingly that James was unaware (...)
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    Alexander Bain on Belief.James C. S. Wernham - 1986 - Philosophy 61 (236):262 - 266.
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    Athens and Jerusalem. By Lev Shestov, Translated with an Introduction by Bernard Martin, Ohio University Press; Toronto: Copp Clark Publishing Company; 1966. Pp. 447. $7.50. [REVIEW]James C. S. Wernham - 1967 - Dialogue 6 (2):263-265.
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    All Things Are Possible and Penultimate Words and Other Essays. By Lev Shestov, with a New Introduction by Bernard Martin. Athens, N.Y.: Ohio University Press. 1977. 239 Pages. $11.00. [REVIEW]James C. S. Wernham - 1980 - Dialogue 19 (3):519-521.
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    Bain's Recantation.James C. S. Wernham - 1986 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 24 (1):107-111.
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    Did James Have an Ethics of Belief?James C. S. Wernham - 1976 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (2):287 - 297.
    it is easy to think that he did. Clifford certainly had one. In a celebrated essay he argued for the thesis that “it is wrong always, everywhere and for anyone to believe anything upon insufficient evidence“; and his title was “The Ethics of Belief.” Clifford was not alone, for Huxley, also, was of that same opinion. For him, such belief was not just wrong: it was “the lowest depth of immorality.” With that opinion, and with those advocates of it, James (...)
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  7. Guardini, Berdyaev and the Legend of the Grand Inquisitor.James C. S. Wernham - 1954 - Hibbert Journal 53:157.
     
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    James's Faith-Ladder.James C. S. Wernham - 1990 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 28 (1):105.
  9. James's Will-to-Believe Doctrine: A Heretical View.James C. S. Wernham - 1988 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 24 (3):423-427.
     
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    Two Russian Thinkers: An Essay in Berdyaev and Shestov.James C. S. Wernham - 1968 - Toronto, University of Toronto Press.