William James

Father of American psychology William James Full Name: William James
Nationality: American

Profession: Father of American psychology
Why Famous: The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, he was one of the leading thinkers of the late nineteenth century and is believed by many to be one of the most influential philosophers in American history.

He was the mind behind Pragmatism, America’s most important philosophical school.

Born: January 11, 1842
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Died: August 26, 1910 (aged 68)

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