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'''William James''' was an American philosopher and psychologist. He is known for being one of the primary proponents of [[pragmatism]], a school of philosophy with origins in the United States which equates truth with usefulness. James wrote prolifically on the subject of [[religious experience]].
 
'''William James''' was an American philosopher and psychologist. He is known for being one of the primary proponents of [[pragmatism]], a school of philosophy with origins in the United States which equates truth with usefulness. James wrote prolifically on the subject of [[religious experience]].
  
==Personal life===
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==Personal life==
  
 
William James' brother was [[Henry James]], who was a novelist.
 
William James' brother was [[Henry James]], who was a novelist.

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William James was an American philosopher and psychologist. He is known for being one of the primary proponents of pragmatism, a school of philosophy with origins in the United States which equates truth with usefulness. James wrote prolifically on the subject of religious experience.

Personal life

William James' brother was Henry James, who was a novelist.