William James and What Cannot be Believed

The Harvard Review of Philosophy 13 (1):65-79 (2005)
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My critical comments focus mainly on premises,, and. However, in treating these I will address other of James’s assumptions—particularly, the presupposition of his argument that it is possible to will to believe. Later I will try to accommodate existential aspects of James’s argument that retain value, even if my objections to his argument stand.



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