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Swedenborgian background of William James" philosophy

by Armi VaМ€rilaМ€

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Published by Suomalainen tiedenkatemia in Hki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, William, 1842-1910.,
  • Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772 -- Influence.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArmi Värilä.
    SeriesAnnales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae : Dissertationes humanarum litterarum ; 12, Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae., 12.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.J24 V33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4296233M
    ISBN 109514103157
    LC Control Number78324340

    The definitive biography of the fascinating William James, whose life and writing put an indelible stamp on psychology, philosophy, teaching, and religion -- on modernism itself Pivotal member of the Metaphysical Club, author of The Varieties of Religious Experience, eldest sibling in the extraordinary James family, William emerges here as an immensely complex and curious m/5(56). William James was a renaissance man, a physician, naturalist, artist, psychologist, philosopher, psychic researcher, religious thinker, experimenter, writer, lecturer, and professor. James always strove to balance the rational with the spiritual. His book The Principles of Psychology was published in late

    Enjoy the best William James Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by William James, American Philosopher, Born Janu Share with your friends. Known for 19th-/20th-century philosophy, Pragmatism psychology philosophy of religion epistemology meaning William James (Janu – Aug ) was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. James is considered to be a leading thinker of the late nineteenth century, one of the most influential Views:

      William James was born at the Astor House in New York City. He was the son of Henry James Sr., an independently wealthy and notoriously eccentric Swedenborgian theologian well acquainted with the.   William James (Janu – Aug ) was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a .


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Born into a wealthy family, James was the son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James Sr. and the brother of both the prominent novelist Henry James and the diarist Alice James.

James trained as a physician and taught anatomy at Harvard, but never practiced mater: Harvard University, MD (). William James was born in in New York City into a wealthy and intellectual family of Henry James Sr., a Swedenborgian theologian.

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William James - summarized biography. William James (Janu - Aug ) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher trained as a medical doctor.

He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophy of pragmatism.

See also Armi Värilä, The Swedenborgian Background of William James’ Philosophy (Helsinki: Suomalainen tiedenkatemia, ). [6] When Van Dusen’s library and personal papers were bequeathed to the library and archives at the Center for Swedenborgian Studies in Berkeley, the only item held back by his family was this beloved set of books.

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William James Dies; Great Psychologist. Chocorua, N. H., Aug. Prof. William James of Harvard University, America's foremost philosophical writer, virtual founder of the modern school of psychology and exponent of pragmatism, died of heart disease to-day at his Summer home here.

William James (Janu – Aug ) was an American philosopher and psychologist who had trained as a physician. He was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States and he was instrumental in establishing Harvard’s psychology department, which at its inception was tied to the department of philosophy.

Swedenborg derived inspiration from dreams and visions, and claimed to be able to visit heaven and hell at will. His works were widely read after his death and highly regarded by poets, writers and mystics such as Blake, Baudelaire, Strindberg, Balzac, Yeats, Jung, and William James.

Along with his brother, Henry James, the famous novelist, William was educated as a young man right across Europe. If you want to learn about art, why not go to Florence. Philosophy. Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry James Sr. (June 3, – Decem ) was an American theologian and adherent of Swedenborgianism, also known for being the father of the philosopher William James, the novelist Henry James, and the diarist Alice James.

James, William, –, American philosopher, b. New York City, M.D. Harvard, ; son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James and brother of the novelist Henry James. In he joined the Harvard faculty as lecturer on anatomy and physiology, continuing to teach untilafter in the department of psychology and philosophy.

When William departed on the Atlantic with his family in the summer ofhe left not only his friends and the home where he had spent most of his childhood, but a sense of independence that he would not recapture in Europe.

[from Genuine Reality]. During he attended school in Boulogne. - Family to Newport, Rhode Island. James attends school in Newport. William James - Pragmatism - Free psychology audiobooks. Born in a wealthy family, James was the son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James Sr.

and the brother of both the prominent novelist. He contracted to produce a textbook of psychology by But the work grew under his hand, and when it finally appeared inas The Principles of Psychology, it was not a textbook but a monumental work in two great volumes, from which the textbook was condensed two years later.

At the age of 30, though, William James was offered a job teaching physiology (and later psychology, and eventually philosophy) at Harvard, resulting in a more settled outward life.

He married, kept up with his siblings through letters, began to deliver public lectures on subjects as various as determinism and the moral life. William james 1. WILLIAM JAMES Janu in New York City Augin Chocorua, New Hampshire. 2. INTRODUCTION William James is considered by many to be the most insightful and stimulating of American philosophers, as well as the second of the three great pragmatists (the middle link between Charles Sanders Peirce and John Dewey).

As a professor of psychology and of philosophy.