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Reinterpreting the legacy of William James, edited by Margaret E. Donnelly

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Reinterpreting the legacy of William James
Title
Reinterpreting the legacy of William James
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edited by Margaret E. Donnelly
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Language
eng
Summary
William James, who wrote "The Principles of Psychology" over 100 years ago, presented psychology as a natural science, but resorted to philosophy for clarification of certain concepts. "Reinterpreting the Legacy of William James" examines how James's masterwork might have been revised in light of his later pluralistic, pragmatic approach to psychology and philosophy. A distinguished group of psychologists, philosophers, and historians contribute 23 chapters that probe this and other questions in a broad-based collection focused on the contemporary relevance of the work of James. /// James's theories concerning psychology and philosophy are compared with those of his contemporaries, and his influence on others is analyzed. Chapters in this volume focus on the pertinence of James's legacy, contemporary psychology, James's debt to Darwin, the self, emotion, and evolutionary theory. "Reinterpreting the Legacy of William James" offers a retrospective investigation that clearly reveals James's ideological position in psychology and credits the "Principles" with increased theoretical thought and research. Scholars of psychology, philosophy, history, and science will all find that this celebration of the "Principles" provides a new and insightful interpretation of ... (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Dewey number
150/.92
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Donnelly, Margaret E
  • American Psychological Association
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  • James, William
  • Psychology and philosophy
  • Psychological Theory
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Reinterpreting the legacy of William James, edited by Margaret E. Donnelly
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Present relevance of James's legacy -- The case for a uniquely American Jamesian tradition in psychology / Eugene Taylor -- Are there unifying trends in the psychologies of the 1990s / Anne Anastasi -- William James and contemporary psychology / Gerald E. Myers -- Celebrating The principles of psychology -- Evolution and revision of the Principles / D. Brett King -- The world we practically live in / Charlene Haddock Siegfried -- William James on the advantages of a pluralistic psychology / Wayne Viney, Cheri L. King, D. Brett King -- Toward a psychology that is radically empirical : recapturing the vision of William James / Donald A. Crosby, Wayne Viney -- A phenomenological reinterpretation of the Jamesian schema for psychology / Amedeo Giorgi -- James's debt to Darwin -- Selection-- James's principal principle / Jonathan Schull -- James's evolutionary epistemology : "Necessary truths and the effects of experience" / William R. Woodward
  • Further thoughts on the self -- William James and the psychology of self / M. Brewster Smith -- William James and contemporary research on the self : the influence of pragmatism, reality, and the truth / Michael J. Strube, John H. Yost, James R. Bailey -- Emotion : "Here's what's happened to emotion, Mr. James" -- Silvan Tomkins's theory of emotion / E. Virginia Demos -- William James's other theory of emotion / James R. Averill -- A phenomenological response to James's view of emotion / Damian S. Vallelonga -- A study of emotion in the context of radical empiricism / Wayne Viney
  • Selected topics : mining the Jamesian lode -- William James and Gustav Fechner : from rejection to elective affinity / Helmut E. Adler -- William James and instinct theory revisited / Donald A. Dewsbury -- William James : closet clinician / George S. Howard -- William James on the mind and the body / Daniel N. Robinson -- William James and the concept of free will / Joseph F. Rychlak -- William James : pioneering ancestor of modern parapsychology / Gertrude R. Schmeidler -- A centennial note : What would William James say about the American Psychological Association today? / Raymond D. Fowler
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ocm62092498
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unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 371 pages)
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online
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Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection
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illustrations
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62092498
Label
Reinterpreting the legacy of William James, edited by Margaret E. Donnelly
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Present relevance of James's legacy -- The case for a uniquely American Jamesian tradition in psychology / Eugene Taylor -- Are there unifying trends in the psychologies of the 1990s / Anne Anastasi -- William James and contemporary psychology / Gerald E. Myers -- Celebrating The principles of psychology -- Evolution and revision of the Principles / D. Brett King -- The world we practically live in / Charlene Haddock Siegfried -- William James on the advantages of a pluralistic psychology / Wayne Viney, Cheri L. King, D. Brett King -- Toward a psychology that is radically empirical : recapturing the vision of William James / Donald A. Crosby, Wayne Viney -- A phenomenological reinterpretation of the Jamesian schema for psychology / Amedeo Giorgi -- James's debt to Darwin -- Selection-- James's principal principle / Jonathan Schull -- James's evolutionary epistemology : "Necessary truths and the effects of experience" / William R. Woodward
  • Further thoughts on the self -- William James and the psychology of self / M. Brewster Smith -- William James and contemporary research on the self : the influence of pragmatism, reality, and the truth / Michael J. Strube, John H. Yost, James R. Bailey -- Emotion : "Here's what's happened to emotion, Mr. James" -- Silvan Tomkins's theory of emotion / E. Virginia Demos -- William James's other theory of emotion / James R. Averill -- A phenomenological response to James's view of emotion / Damian S. Vallelonga -- A study of emotion in the context of radical empiricism / Wayne Viney
  • Selected topics : mining the Jamesian lode -- William James and Gustav Fechner : from rejection to elective affinity / Helmut E. Adler -- William James and instinct theory revisited / Donald A. Dewsbury -- William James : closet clinician / George S. Howard -- William James on the mind and the body / Daniel N. Robinson -- William James and the concept of free will / Joseph F. Rychlak -- William James : pioneering ancestor of modern parapsychology / Gertrude R. Schmeidler -- A centennial note : What would William James say about the American Psychological Association today? / Raymond D. Fowler
Control code
ocm62092498
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Issuing body
Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62092498

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