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The heart of William James
A selection of seventeen essays from the writings of pioneering American psychologist/philosopher William James that provide insight into his thinking on emotion, war, habit, determinism, religion, and other topics.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited and with an introduction by Robert Richardson|
|Contributions||Richardson, Robert D., 1934-|
|LC Classifications||B945.J21 R53 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 342 p. :|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||2010009406|
William James was an American psychologist and philosopherwho is sometimes referred to as the "Father of American psychology."James wrote and published extensively, and he was the first to offer a course in psychology in the United States. As a leading thinker during the latter half of the nineteenth century, his theories were influential in. The Oxford Book of English Verse, ed. Christopher Ricks Ontogeny and Phylogeny, Stephen Jay Gould The Orthodox Church, Kallistos Ware A Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James The Cloud of Unknowing, Anonymous Dark Night of the Soul, San Juan de la Cruz New French Feminisms, Elaine Marks.
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"The Heart of William James" is a perfect first step for these new beginnings for philosophy, after the many destitute years of positivistic and analytic hegemony in the discipline. This writer recently retired from a career of teaching philosophy, so the volume is both a Cited by: The Heart of William James gathers together a collection of James' keen and compassionate ruminations on a number of different issues.
The heart of William James stands for a bygone era of philosophy that, in some ways, never really materialized at all/5(5). The Heart of William James by William James () Hardcover – January 1, by William James (Author)Author: William James.
On the one hundredth anniversary of the death of William James, Robert Richardson, author of the magisterial William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism, assembles a wide-ranging selection of essays and writings that reveal the evolution of James’s thought over time, especially as it was continually being shaped by the converging influences of psychology, philosophy, and religion.
The heart of William James. [William James; Robert D Richardson] -- A selection of seventeen essays from the writings of pioneering American psychologist/philosopher William James that provide insight into his thinking on emotion, war, habit, determinism, religion.
The Heart of William James by William James,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(28). Books shelved as william-james: William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism by Robert D.
Richardson Jr., The Varieties of Religious Experience. The seventeen essays in "The Heart of William James" are a mix of the familiar and unfamiliar.
They are arranged in chronological order beginning with the essay "What is an Emotion" () and concluding with the famous essay "The Moral Equivalent of War." (). Most of the essays were published as free-standing works or lectures.5/5(7).
Buy Heart of William James Reprint by William James, Robert D. Richardson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). William James brought heart to the intellect and passion to the world of ideas in an unprecedented manner in American life.
He is the most profound, adorable, and unpretentious public intellectual in American : Harvard. William James (Janu – Aug ) was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United mater: Harvard University, MD (). Home» Featured Books» The Heart of William James This volume gives the complete texts of selected pieces by William James, together with short introductions.
The volume, available in paperback as well as hardback makes a good introduction to James and his thought and writing.
Page - We may catch the trick with the voluntary muscles, but fail with the skin, glands, heart, and other viscera. Just as an artificially imitated sneeze lacks something of the reality, so the attempt to imitate an emotion in the absence of its normal instigating cause is apt to be rather "hollow.3/5(2).
During his last years, James suffered cardiac pain. He sought treatment in Europe but they were unsuccessful. On AugWilliam James died of a heart failure. He was buried in the family plot in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
William James was a huge advocate of the concept of Pragmatism on which he wrote considerably. The Heart of William James (Paperback) By William James, Robert D. Richardson (Editor) Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: September 3, William James was a philosopher and psychologist from New York City.
His book ‘The Varieties of Religious Experience: a study in human nature’ summarises the author’s ‘Gifford Lectures’ (renowned lectures in natural theology- based on reason and ordinary experience) given in in Edinburgh - It has been argued to be the most important book ever written on the topic of religious /5.
James 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations. Greetings. Trials and Temptations. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,  whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you. Looking for books by 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 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.
The Heart of William James (Book): James, William: "On the one hundredth anniversary of the death of William James, Robert Richardson, author of the magisterial William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism, assembles a wide-ranging selection of essays and writings that reveal the evolution of James's thought over time, especially as it was continually being shaped by the.
Psychologist and philosopher William James () is often referred to as the father of American psychology. His landmark textbook, The Principles of Psychology, is considered a classic text and one of the most significant works in psychology addition to his work as a teacher and researcher, James was also known as a writer of great eloquence.William James.
Book Lists; William James; Book List: 24 titles. Sort Title Title Genre Genre Date (oldest) Date (newest) The Game of Shepherd and Dawse. Jun / Fantasy; The Game of Shepherd & Dawse is a spiritual allegory exploring the origins of good and evil in our world and how these blended traits are now evidenced in all people alive.The Will James Cowboy Book.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 12 mo., pp. 1st Edition (). "A" on copyright page. Colour frontis. The rarest Will James book. This book was completely assembled by Scribner's editor Alice Dalgliesh from stories and pictures previously published in 7 other Will James books.