William James : psychical research and the challenge of modernity (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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William James : psychical research and the challenge of modernity

Author: Krister Dylan Knapp
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Krister Dylan Knapp provides [an] analytical and contextualized account of James's psychical research. Knapp argues that psychical research permeated James's life: while James always maintained a critical stance towards claims of paranormal phenomena, its study was central to his relationships familial and professional, shaped his unique intellectual disposition, and threaded together his life's intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Knapp, Krister Dylan.
William James.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016032974
(OCoLC)953918883
Named Person: William James; William James
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Krister Dylan Knapp
ISBN: 9781469631257 1469631253 1469631261 9781469631264
OCLC Number: 1039061053
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiii, 385 pages)
Contents: Tertium quid --
A relish for the non-normal --
Moral heroes --
Out of the egg --
A human rat hole --
Dramatic possibilities --
Consciousness beyond the margin --
The unseen world --
Tertium quid redux.
Responsibility: Krister Dylan Knapp.

Abstract:

"Krister Dylan Knapp provides [an] analytical and contextualized account of James's psychical research. Knapp argues that psychical research permeated James's life: while James always maintained a critical stance towards claims of paranormal phenomena, its study was central to his relationships familial and professional, shaped his unique intellectual disposition, and threaded together his life's intellectual trajectory"--

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"[A] well-written and detailed account of the place and trajectory of psychical research in James's thought. He shows how non-empirical phenomena are deeply embedded in James's career as a Read more...

 
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