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.
- 1869-06-21 William James passes his medical examination
- "A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices."