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William James in Russian culture

Author: Joan Delaney Grossman; Ruth Rischin
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, ©2003.
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An examination of the intriguing question: what happens when the ideas of a thinker such as William James, who, despite his originality, was deeply rooted in American traditions, are refracted  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
William James in Russian culture.
Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606981055
Named Person: William James; William James; William James; William James
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Delaney Grossman; Ruth Rischin
ISBN: 0739105264 9780739105269 0739105272 9780739105276
OCLC Number: 50843969
Description: xi, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: William James : the European connection / Linda Simon --
Adventures in time and space : Dostoevsky, William James, and the perilous journey to conversion / Robin Feuer Miller --
What men live by : belief and the individual in Lev Tolstoy and William James / Donna Tussing Orwin --
The moral equivalent of war : violence in the later fiction of Lev Tolstoy / Andrew Wachtel --
Philosophers, decadents, and mystics : James's Russian readers in the 1890's / Joan Delaney Grossman --
James and Viacheslav Ivanov at the threshold of consciousness / Gennady Obatnin --
William James in the Moscow Psychological Society : pragmatism, pluralism, personalism / Randall A. Poole --
Lev Shestov's James : a knight of free creativity / Brian Horowitz --
James and Konovalov : the varieties of religious experience and Russian theology between revolutions / Alexander Etkind --
Gorky and God-building / Barry P. Scherr --
James and vocabularies of contemporary Russian spirituality / Edith W. Clowes.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Delaney Grossman and Ruth Rischin.
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In this wise and timely set of essays, crucial Russian movements and thinkers-including Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Lev Shestov, Maxim Gorky-are brought up against our most exemplary American philosopher. Read more...

 
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