TITLE

William James as Artist

AUTHOR(S)
Barzun, Jacques
PUB. DATE
February 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;2/15/43, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p218
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on writer William James and his literary works. Discussion of his artistic nature; Reference to his lifelong protest against the Absolute; Belief that the human point of view is controlled by subjective interests; Emphasis given by him on emotions; Desire for concreteness and diversity, combined with the philosopher's usual desire for order; Effort made by him to revolutionize psychology by freeing it from both materialism and idealism; Discussion of his pragmatism.
ACCESSION #
14753761

 

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