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Title Reflections on The principles of psychology : William James after a century / edited by Michael G. Johnson, Tracy B. Henley
Published Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 323 pages) : portrait
Contents Imagination / Sohee Park and Stephen M. Kosslyn -- A look back at William James's theory of perception / Irvin Rock -- Space perception and the psychologists's fallacy in James's Principles / Edward S. Reed -- Consciousness and comparative psychology / Ronald Baenninger -- The stream of consciousness since James / Howard R. Pollio -- James on the will / James Deese
William James and his Principles / Rand B. Evans -- New light on the origin of William James's experimental psychology / Eugene Taylor -- The implications of James's plea for psychology as a natural science / Amedeo Giorgi -- William James and Gestalt psychology / Mary Henle -- William James on the self and personality: clearing the ground for subsequent theorists, researchers, and practitioners / David E. Leary -- William James and habit: a century later / John C. Malone Jr. -- Association, cognition, and neural networks / Herbert F. Crovitz
Summary This important volume looks back to 1890 and -- 100 years later -- asks some of the same questions William James was asking in his Principles of Psychology. In so doing, it reviews our progress toward their solutions. Among the contemporary concerns of 1990 that the editors consider are: the nature of the self and the will, conscious experience, associationism, the basic acts of cognition, and the nature of perception. Their findings: Although the developments in each of these areas during the last 100 years have been monumental, James' views as presented in the Principles still
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Subject James, William, 1842-1910.
James, William, 1842-1910. Principles of psychology.
James, William, 1842-1910
James, William, 1842-1910 Principles of psychology
James, William, 1842-1910.
Principles of psychology (James, William)
Form Electronic book
Author Henley, Tracy B.
James, William, 1842-1910.
Johnson, Michael G. (Michael Geoffrey), 1943-
ISBN 1134990014