A Stroll with William James
With this book, Jacques Barzun pays what he describes as an "intellectual debt" to William James—psychologist, philosopher, and, for Barzun, guide and mentor. Commenting on James's life, thought, and legacy, Barzun leaves us with a wise and civilized distillation of the great thinker's work.
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Review: A Stroll with William JamesUser Review - Brad Lyerla - Goodreads
I sought this book out because I find James' philosophy to be unexpectedly subtle and I hoped that Barzun might help to simplify it for me. My hopes were largely met. Barzun emphasizes James' radical ... Read full review
Review: A Stroll with William JamesUser Review - Brad - Goodreads
I'm half-way through this book. Barzun is one of the best writers I've had the privelege of reading. He makes James' ideas clear and extremely understandable. I highly recommend this book! Read full review