William James Quotes

The Moral Equivalent of War

 
Context
The phrase was used without attribution by President Jimmy Carter in his national address on the energy crisis, April 18, 1977
William James
William James
  • Born: January 11, 1842
  • Died: August 26, 1910
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Philosopher

William James was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. James was a leading thinker of the late nineteenth century, one of the most influential U.S. philosophers, and has been labelled the "Father of American psychology".