The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

This is Volume I of William James' monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: The Scope of Psychology; The Functions of the Brain; On Some General Conditions of Brain Activity; Habit; The Automaton Theory; The Mind-Stuff Theory; The Methods and Snares of Psychology; The Relations of Minds to Other Things; The Stream of Thought; The Consciousness of Self; Attention; Conception; Discrimination and Comparison; Association; The Per...

The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

This is Volume II of William James' monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: Sensation; Imagination; The Perception Of 'Things'; The Perception Of Space; The Perception Of Reality; "Reasoning"; The Production Of Movement; Instinct; The Emotions; Will; Hypnotism; Necessary Truths And The Effects Of Experience.

Varieties of Religious Experience
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Varieties of Religious Experience

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. It comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1901 and 1902. The lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science in the academic study of religion, in James' view. Soon after its publication, th...

A Pluralistic Universe by William James
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A Pluralistic Universe by William James

The Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the present situation in Philosophy. From the first lecture: 'As these lectures are meant to be public, and so few, I have assumed all very special problems to be excluded, and some topic of general interest required. Fortunately, our age seems to be growing philosophical again — still in the ashes live the wonted fires. Oxford, long the seed-bed, for the english world, of the idealism in...