By William James,Karl Stumpf,Riccardo Martinelli
James and Stumpf first met in Prague in 1882. James quickly began corresponding with a “colleague with whose people and whose principles alike i think so hot a sympathy.” With this, a lifelong epistolary friendship all started. For 28 years till James’s dying in 1910, Stumpf turned James’s most vital ecu correspondent.
Besides mental topics of serious value, similar to the notion of house and of sound, the letters contain statement upon Stumpf’s (Tonpsychologie) and James’s major books (The rules of Psychology, The different types of non secular Experience), and lots of different works. the 2 associates additionally trade perspectives touching on different students, non secular religion and metaphysical themes. the several views of the yankee and the German (European) lifestyle, philosophizing and doing technology are usually less than dialogue. The letters additionally comment on own questions of historic curiosity.
The booklet bargains a severe variation and the English translation of hitherto unpublished basic assets. Historians of psychology and historians of philosophy will welcome the quantity as a useful gizmo for his or her figuring out of a few an important advancements of the time. students within the heritage of pragmatism and of phenomenology can be attracted to the amount.
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