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Book Explores Intellectual Power of William James

by Jacki Lyden
Nov 12, 2006 (All Things Considered) — William James was an intellectual force of nature in 19th century America. Trained as a medical doctor, he saw links between the life sciences, psychology and philosophy, and was a seminal thinker on religion. Author Robert D. Richardson has written a new biography called William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism.

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