By William James

This assortment comprises dozens of lectures from William James, the yank pioneer of psychology and philosophy. It comprises an lively desk of contents, in addition to an energetic TOC for every paintings to permit soft navigation. the gathering includes:

The Will to think and different Essays in renowned Philosophy (1897)
Talks to lecturers on Psychology and to scholars on a few of Life’s beliefs (1899)
The kinds of spiritual event (1902)
Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few outdated methods of pondering (1907)
A Pluralistic Universe (1909)
The which means of fact: A Sequel to Pragmatism (1909)
Memories and reports (1911)
Essays in Radical Empiricism (1912)

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