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William James : a biography

Author: Gay Wilson Allen
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first full-scale life of the philosopher in more than 30 years.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995.
William James.
New York, Viking Press [1967]
(OCoLC)654799391
Named Person: William James; William James; William James
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gay Wilson Allen
OCLC Number: 1419616
Description: xx, 556 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical table, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Chronology --
1. Rebellious grandchildren --
2. Transatlantic infancy --
3. Zigzag voyages --
4. Retraced steps --
5. The paternal grip --
6. Medical profession --
7. With Agassiz in Brazil --
8. Unsettled condition --
9. Baths in Bohemia --
10. The end of youth --
11. In a permanent path --
12. Muscles to mind --
13. Psychology and psyche --
14. Fathers and sons --
15. Ambassador of American thought --
16. Fourteen doors --
17. Epochal year --
18. Habit and character --
19. A family abroad --
20. Intimate philosopher --
21. The dark forest --
22. Experience is a river --
23. Philosophy without humbug --
24. The unfinished arch --
Epilogue : "No conclusion" --
The James family : a genealogical table --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Gay Wilson Allen.

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The first full-scale life of the philosopher in more than 30 years.

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