Correspondence (1882-1910) by William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli

By William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli

James and Stumpf first met in Prague in 1882. James quickly begun corresponding with a “colleague with whose folks and whose principles alike i believe 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 ecu correspondent.

Besides mental subject matters of significant significance, reminiscent of the belief of area and of sound, the letters contain observation upon Stumpf’s (Tonpsychologie) and James’s major books (The ideas of Psychology, The kinds of non secular Experience), and lots of different works. the 2 pals additionally trade perspectives bearing on different students, non secular religion and metaphysical themes. the various views of the yank and the German (European) lifestyle, philosophizing and doing technology are often lower than dialogue. The letters additionally comment on own questions of ancient curiosity.

The ebook bargains a severe version and the English translation of hitherto unpublished fundamental resources. Historians of psychology and historians of philosophy will welcome the amount as a great tool for his or her knowing 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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