Psychologist and Philosopher.
- Student of:
- Influenced by:
- Students: E. L. Thorndike, Hall
- Time Period: The Great Schools
- Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard, studied anatomy, chemistry and physiology, 1863.
- MD Harvard Medical School 1869.
- 1872 Teacher at Harvard.
- 1879 Opened the first psychology laboratory in the United States.
- 1885 Professor of Philosophy, Harvard
- 1889 Professor of Psychology, Harvard
- Gifford Lectures on ‘National Religion’ delivered at Edinburgh University, 1901-2
- ‘Pragmatism’ given at the Lowell Institute, Boston in 1906.
Greatly honored in his time, known by many as a profound and original thinker and considered to be by many in his time the most widely known of American scholars.
- Principles of Psychology, 1890. Establish psychology as a separate science.
- Collected Essays and Reviews (1892);
- The Will to Believe and Other Essays (1897);
- Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking (1907);
- The Meaning of Truth (1909).
References: 3, 10
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