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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
ther that their difference can be neglected for practical purposes. Impressed by the modern theory of gases and the statistical view of nature as developed by Willard Gibbs and Maxwell, and perhaps also influenced by Wright's doctrine as to cosmic weather, Peirce came to believe in the primacy of chance. What we call law is habitm as well as from Ward's social theories. From the point of view of European culture, America has certainly not produced a philosopher as influential as was Willard Gibbs in the realm of physics or Lester Ward in the realms of sociology. Though Ward and even Gibbs may with some justice be claimed as philosophers, this can be doGibbs may with some justice be claimed as philosophers, this can be done only by disregarding the unmistakable tendency to divorce technical philosophy entirely from physical and social theory. James, however, is undoubtedly a European force, and, in a lesser degree, Baldwin, Royce, and Dewey. Serious and competent students in Germany, Italy, and Great Britain have also recognized the permanent imp
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
441 George Armstrong Custer, 160 George Eliot. See Cross, Marian. ZZZEvans George Palmer Putnam, 543 n. George Sand, 98 George Washington, Jr., 289 Germantauner Zeitung (not Saur's), 576, 580 Germantowner Zeitung (Saur), 576 Gerstacker, Friedrich, 579 Geschichte der Colonisation von Neu-England, 1607-1692, 586 Gesenius, 454 Gettysburg ode, 40 Ghetto Klangen, 603 Giant with the wounded heel, the, 224 Gibbon, Edward, 227, 489 Gibbon, Lardner, 136 Gibbs, Willard, 265 Gibbs, Wm., 244 Gibson, G. R., 143 Giesler-Anneke, Mathilde, 582, 587 Giessen (University), 479 Gifford, R. Swain, 167 Gilbert, G. K., 167 Gil Blas, 6 Gilded age, the, 6, 14, 19, 271 Gilded man, the, 144 Gilder, R. W., 31, 48-50, 121, 311, 312 Gilder, W. H., 169 Gildersleeve, B. L., 239 n., 459, 465– 467, 466 n., 480, 485 Giles Corey, 274 Gillette, Wm., 266, 278, 279, 280, 285-6 Gilman, D. C., 409, 470, 477 Gilmer, Francis W., 459 Gilmore, P. S.