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Introduction to William James

Andrew J. Reck

Introduction to William James

an essay and selected texts.

by Andrew J. Reck

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, William, -- 1842-1910.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination205p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13834261M

    William James - William James - Interest in psychology: In James was appointed instructor in physiology at Harvard College, in which capacity he served until But he could not be diverted from his ruling passion, and the step from teaching physiology to teaching psychology—not the traditional “mental science” but physiological psychology—was as inevitable as it was revolutionary. William James: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. 5,, Books ; 77,, Articles An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making. Cengage Learning.

    For other people named William James see William James (disambiguation). William James (Janu – Aug ) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophy of pragmatism. The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June Reflecting the pluralistic views of psychologist-turned-philosopher William James, it posits that individual religious experiences, rather than the tenets of organized religions, form the backbone of religious life.

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Introduction to William James. Bloomington, Indiana University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William James; William James; William James; William James: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Reck.

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William James: Writings The Varieties of Religious Experience / Pragmatism / A Pluralistic Universe / The Meaning of Truth / Some Problems of Philosophy / Essays (Library of America) by William James | Feb 1,   William James Earle is Professor of Philosophy, the City University of New York, Baruch College, and the Graduate Center.

A former Woodrow Wilson and National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, he has written many scholarly articles, including the article on William James in the Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He is the editor of the quarterly /5(17). William James wrote The Principles of Psychology (), The Will to Believe, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy (), The Varieties of Religious Experience (), Pragmatism: A New Name for Old Ways of Thinking (), and other works.

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. It comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and   ‘PRAGMATISM’ James was one of the originators of this school of philosophy, and here he describes and defends it.

‘THE SELECTED LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES. See all books authored by William James, including The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature, and Pragmatism, and more on A Beginning of an Introduction to Philosophy.

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Introduction William James ( - ) was a 20th Century American philosopher and psychologist, and is generally considered one of the most influential of all American philosophers. Along with Charles Sanders Peirce and John Dewey, he is recognized as one of the founders of the largely American philosophical school of Pragmatism.

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Online Books by. William James (James, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. James, William, Essays in Radical Empiricism (multiple formats at ) James, William, The Ethics of Belief (includes title essay by Clifford, "The Will to Believe" by James, commentary by Burger), also by.

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Bloomington, Indiana University Press [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: William James; William James; William James: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Reck. William James was a psychologist and philosopher who had a major influence on the development of psychology in the United States.

Among his many accomplishments, he was the first to teach a psychology course in the U.S. and is often referred to as the father of American psychology.