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William James wrote voluminously throughout his life. A non-exhaustive bibliography of his writings, compiled by John McDermott, is 47 pages long.[7] (See below for a list of his major writings and additional collections)

He gained widespread recognition with his monumental Principles ...
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Overview

This ebook is complete with linked Table of Content making navigation quicker and easier.

William James wrote voluminously throughout his life. A non-exhaustive bibliography of his writings, compiled by John McDermott, is 47 pages long.[7] (See below for a list of his major writings and additional collections)

He gained widespread recognition with his monumental Principles of Psychology (1890), totaling twelve hundred pages in two volumes, which took twelve years to complete. Psychology: The Briefer Course, was an 1892 abridgement designed as a less rigorous introduction to the field. These works criticized both the English associationist school and the Hegelianism of his day as competing dogmatisms of little explanatory value, and sought to re-conceive the human mind as inherently purposive and selective.
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Pragmatism is one of the most famous work of American philosophy. Its sequel, The Meaning of Truth, is its companion.
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  • BN ID: 2940012566270
  • Publisher: WHITE DOG PUBLISHING
  • Publication date: 10/26/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 889,480
  • File size: 285 KB

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William James (1842-1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher trained as a medical doctor. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophy of pragmatism. He was the brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James. William James was born at the Astor House in New York City. He was the son of Henry James Sr., an independently wealthy and notoriously eccentric Swedenborgian theologian well acquainted with the literary and intellectual elites of his day. The intellectual brilliance of the James family milieu and the remarkable epistolary talents of several of its members have made them a subject of continuing interest to historians, biographers, and critics.
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