William James
#35 Overall Influence

William James

American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist

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William James was an American philosopher, historian, and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. James is considered to be a leading thinker of the late nineteenth century, one of the most influential philosophers of the United States, and the "Father of American psychology".

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#3 World Rank
Psychology
#23 World Rank
Philosophy

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