By William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli
James and Stumpf first met in Prague in 1882. James quickly began corresponding with a “colleague with whose people and whose principles alike i think so hot a sympathy.” With this, a lifelong epistolary friendship all started. For 28 years until eventually James’s loss of life in 1910, Stumpf turned James’s most crucial eu correspondent.
Besides mental subject matters of serious significance, equivalent to the conception of area and of sound, the letters comprise statement upon Stumpf’s (Tonpsychologie) and James’s major books (The rules of Psychology, The kinds of non secular Experience), and plenty of different works. the 2 pals additionally trade perspectives touching on different students, non secular religion and metaphysical themes. different views of the yankee and the German (European) approach to life, philosophizing and doing technological know-how are often below dialogue. The letters additionally comment on own questions of historic curiosity.
The e-book bargains a serious version and the English translation of hitherto unpublished basic resources. Historians of psychology and historians of philosophy will welcome the amount as a great tool for his or her figuring out of a few an important advancements of the time. students within the historical past of pragmatism and of phenomenology can be attracted to the quantity.
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Correspondence (1882-1910) by William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli