By William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli
James and Stumpf first met in Prague in 1882. James quickly all started corresponding with a “colleague with whose people and whose rules alike i believe so hot a sympathy.” With this, a lifelong epistolary friendship all started. For 28 years till James’s dying in 1910, Stumpf grew to become James’s most vital ecu correspondent.
Besides mental subject matters of serious value, corresponding to the notion of house and of sound, the letters comprise remark 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 alternate perspectives relating different students, spiritual religion and metaphysical issues. the various views of the yank and the German (European) approach to life, philosophizing and doing technology are usually below dialogue. The letters additionally comment on own questions of ancient curiosity.
The e-book deals a severe version and the English translation of hitherto unpublished basic resources.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 knowing of a few the most important advancements of the time. students within the historical past of pragmatism and of phenomenology can also be attracted to the amount.
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Correspondence (1882-1910) by William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli