The heart of William James / edited and with an introduction by Robert Richardson.

By: James, William, 1842-1910
Contributor(s): Richardson, Robert D, 1934-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010Description: xxiii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674055612; 0674055616Subject(s): Philosophy | PsychologyDDC classification: 191 LOC classification: B945.J21 | R53 2010Other classification: 08.24
Contents:
What is an emotion? -- The dilemma of determinism -- The perception of reality -- The hidden self -- Habit -- The will -- The gospel of relaxation -- On a certain blindness in human beings -- What makes a life significant -- Philosophical conceptions and practical results -- The Philippine tangle -- The sick soul -- The Ph. D. octopus -- Does "consciousness" exist? -- The energies of men -- Concerning Fechner -- The moral equivalent of war.
Summary: A selection of seventeen essays from the writings of pioneering American psychologist/philosopher William James that provide insight into his thinking on emotion, war, habit, determinism, religion, and other topics.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What is an emotion? -- The dilemma of determinism -- The perception of reality -- The hidden self -- Habit -- The will -- The gospel of relaxation -- On a certain blindness in human beings -- What makes a life significant -- Philosophical conceptions and practical results -- The Philippine tangle -- The sick soul -- The Ph. D. octopus -- Does "consciousness" exist? -- The energies of men -- Concerning Fechner -- The moral equivalent of war.

A selection of seventeen essays from the writings of pioneering American psychologist/philosopher William James that provide insight into his thinking on emotion, war, habit, determinism, religion, and other topics.

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