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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. (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.
Talks To Teachers is comprised of lectures on teaching deal with psychology and teaching art, stream of consciousness, the child as a behaving organism, education & behavior, native and acquired reactions, habit, association of ideas, attention, memory, acquisition of ideas, perception, and more. The three addresses to students are The Gospel of Relaxation, On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings" and What Makes a Life Significant? Preface.
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