William James: The Essential Writings / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873959346
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 1,526,038
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface by James M. Edie


1. From Some Problems of Philosophy
A. Philosophy and Its Critics
B. The Problems of Metaphysics
C. The Problem of Being

2. Remarks on Spencer's Definition of Mind as Correspondence

3. The Sentiment of Rationality

4. The Will

5. From The Principles of Psychology
A. The Stream of Thought
B. The Consciousness of Self
C. Conception: The Sense of Sameness
D. The Perception of Time
E. Sensation
F. The Perception of Space
G. The Perception of Reality
H. On 'Essence'
I. Necessary Truths and the Effects of Experience

6. From Essays in Radical Empiricism
A. Does 'Consciousness' Exist?
B. A World of Pure Experience
C. The Thing and Its Relations
D. How Two Minds Can Know One Thing
E. The Place of Affectional Facts in a World of Pure Experience
F. The Experience of Activity
G. Is Radical Empiricism Solipsistic?

7. From The Varieties of Religious Experience
A. Circumscription of the Topic
B. The Sick Soul
C. The Divided Self and the Process of Its Unification
D. Conversion
E. Mysticism
F. Philosophy
G. Conclusions

8. Humanism and Truth

9. A Dialogue (from The Meaning of Truth)

10. Address at the Emerson Centenary in Concord

11. The Moral Philosopher and the Moral Life

12. The Will to Believe

13. On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings

14. The Ph.D. Octopus

15. The Moral Equivalent of War

16. From A Pluralistic Universe
A. The Continuity of Experience
B. Conclusions

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