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A stroll with William James

Author: Jacques Barzun
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James -- psychologist, philosopher, and, for Barzun, guide and mentor. Commenting on James's life, thought, and legacy, Barzun leaves us with a wise and civilized distillation of the great thinker's work. - Publisher.
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Named Person: William James; William James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Barzun
ISBN: 0226038696 9780226038698
OCLC Number: 50215743
Notes: Originally published: New York: Harper & Row, 1983.
Description: 344 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The man --
The masterpiece --
The test of truth --
The varieties of experience --
Freedom and risk --
Reign of William and Henry --
Beyond the conscious mind --
the genius --
Epilogue-anthology --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Jacques Barzun.

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With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James -- psychologist, philosopher, and, for Barzun, guide and mentor. Commenting on James's life, thought, and legacy, Barzun leaves us with a wise and civilized distillation of the great thinker's work. - Publisher.

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