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JAMES, William. The Varieties of Religious Experience. A Study in Human Nature.
London, New York and Bombay : 1902First edition, first impression, of one of James's masterworks, with a printed presentation slip "From the Author", from the library of the Oxford philosopher F. "Canning" S. Schiller (1864-1937), with his pencil annotations throughout.
James focuses on four central topics: the "experiential approach and the generic meaning of religion; the... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 136480
JAMES, William. The Principles of Psychology.
New York : 1890First edition, second printing, of the American philosopher and psychologist's most influential work and "the foundation of the American school of experimental psychology" (Garrison-Morton).
Influenced by his European counterpart and contemporary Wilhelm Wundt, William James (1842-1910) viewed psychology as an experimental science based on physiology:... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 141538
JAMES, William. Autograph letter signed from James to his friendly critic, the American philosopher John Edward Russell;
Rome : 1900An affectionate autograph letter signed from James to John Edward Russell, professor of philosophy at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, with the letter from Russell to James, in his wife's hand, which prompted the aforementioned response, plus related correspondence from Alice James dated from their time spent abroad in Europe.
Russell... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 126088
JAMES, William. Some Problems of Philosophy.
New York : 1911First edition, first printing, of James's last book, published posthumously. "For years he had talked of rounding out his philosophical work with a treatise on metaphysics. Characteristically, he chose to do so in the form of an introduction to the problems of philosophy, because writing for beginners would force him to be nontechnical and readable.... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 136485
JAMES, William. Philosophical Conceptions and Practical Results.
Berkeley : 1898First edition thus of James's lecture in which he first pledged his commitment to pragmatism, delivered before the Philosophical Union in August 1898, considered the "opening gun in James's discourses on pragmatism" (Burkhardt & others, p. 264) and laying the groundwork for his influential 1907 masterwork.
The lecture was originally published... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 117949