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The vision of James

Author: William James; Stephen C Rowe
Publisher: Rockport, Mass. : Element, 1996.
Series: Spirit of philosophy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William James had the courage to experience the collision of European and American ways of thinking head on, and to emerge from it with a new philosophy - one displaying a remarkable vitality for dealing with the transformative issues at the core of the human condition. This easy to read introduction to his life and work explains why James' work is overwhelmingly valuable to us today in getting to grips with the  Read more...
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Named Person: William James; William James; William James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William James; Stephen C Rowe
ISBN: 1852308958 9781852308957
OCLC Number: 34973487
Description: x, 144 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part one: General introduction --
Part two: Selections from Jame's writing.
Series Title: Spirit of philosophy series.
Responsibility: introduced and edited by Stephen C. Rowe.

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William James had the courage to experience the collision of European and American ways of thinking head on, and to emerge from it with a new philosophy - one displaying a remarkable vitality for dealing with the transformative issues at the core of the human condition. This easy to read introduction to his life and work explains why James' work is overwhelmingly valuable to us today in getting to grips with the spiritual dimension of human experience.

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