The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Launceston Lodge

Launceston Lodge

1 St Georges Square East Launceston

The Need to Believe

Public Talk, 1.00 - 2.15 pm, 21 August 2019.

Featured Speaker:Hans Gartzke
Venue:Launceston Lodge

Hans Gartzke

A brief expose of the essay by philosopher, William James entitled “The Will to Believe”.

He was an early proponent of pragmatism which holds that our perspective on life, i.e. our beliefs, have to be “useful, working and satisfy a purpose.”

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