A Stroll with William James

By Jacques Barzun

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With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James—psychologist, philosopher, and, for Barzun, guide and mentor. Commenting on James's life, thought, and legacy, Barzun leaves us with a wise and civilized distillation of the great thinker's work. With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James—psychologist,...

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September 1st 2002 by University Of Chicago Press

(first published 1983)

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English

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"We are all bundles of wild and warrantless convictions, especially about one another, and when one gets an accidental glimpse of someone else's candid mind, the sight is dread-inspiring. For his cozy chamber of horrors - and particularly his facts - are owned and enjoyed in complete faith."

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