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The Varieties of Religious Experience [electronic resource] : A Study in Human Nature

Author/Creator:
James, William.
Publication:
Auckland : The Floating Press, 1902.
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Book
1 online resource (824 p.)
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Conversion. (search)
Experience (Religion). (search)
James, William, 1842-1910. (search)
Philosophy and religion. (search)
Psychology, Religious. (search)
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James' The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature explores the nature of religion and, in James' observation, its divorce from science when studied academically. After publication in 1902 it quickly became a canonical text of philosophy and psychology, remaining in print through the entire century. ""Scientific theories are organically conditioned just as much as religious emotions are; and if we only knew the...
Contents:
Title; Contents; Preface; Lecture I Religion and Neurology; Lecture II Circumscription of the Topic; Lecture III The Reality of the Unseen; Lectures IV and V The Religion of Healthy Mindedness; Lectures VI and VII The Sick Soul; Lecture VIII The Divided Self, and the Process of Its Unification; Lecture IX Conversion; Lecture X Conversion- Concluded; Lectures XI, XII, and XIII Saintliness; Lectures XIV and XV The Value of Saintliness; Lectures XVI and XVII Mysticism; Lecture XVIII Philosophy; Lecture XIX Other Characteristics; Lecture XX Conclusions; Postscript
A Note on the Author of ""The Varieties of Religious Experience""Endnotes
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ISBN:
1-77556-548-3
OCLC:
476211815