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Science and religion in the era of William James

by Paul Jerome Croce

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • James, William, 1842-1910 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Religion and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Jerome Croce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL245 .C76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1104654M
      ISBN 100807822000, 080784506X
      LC Control Number94029749

      Get this from a library! Science and religion in the era of William James / 1, Eclipse of certainty, [Paul Jerome Croce].   O ne of the many spiritual confessions that William James records in The Varieties of Religious Experience stands out. It comes in the lectures on the "sick soul". James .

      James Frazer: Religion began in early attempts by humans to influence nature. Religion is an intermediate stage of development between magic and science. William James: “‘Religion’ means the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they File Size: 15KB. William James - William James - Interest in psychology: In James was appointed instructor in physiology at Harvard College, in which capacity he served until But he could not be diverted from his ruling passion, and the step from teaching physiology to teaching psychology—not the traditional “mental science” but physiological psychology—was as inevitable as it was revolutionary.

      Books shelved as william-james: William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism by Robert D. Richardson Jr., The Varieties of Religious Experience. William James, –, American philosopher, b. New York City, M.D. Harvard, ; son of the Swedenborgian theologian Henry James and brother of the novelist Henry he joined the Harvard faculty as lecturer on anatomy and physiology, continuing to teach until , after in the department of psychology and philosophy.


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The book provides new, more detailed and personalized, evidence that religion and science in James's day suffered not merely quarrels and reconciliations but, more profoundly, a common agonzied experience—the loss of meaning.—William R.

Hutchison, Harvard UniversityPrice: $ In this cultural biography, Paul Croce investigates the contexts surrounding the early intellectual development of American philosopher William James ().

Croce places the young James at the center of key scientific and religious debates in American intellectual life /5(6).

Science and Religion in the Era of William James. In this cultural biography, Paul Croce investigates the contexts surrounding the early intellectual development of American philosopher William James.

"Science and Religion in the Era of William James, Volume 1: The Eclipse of Certainty, " Paul Jerome Croce, University of North Carolina Press pp.; $, hardcover; $, paper Charles Templeton, who preached the gospel with Billy Graham in the s, went to Princeton Theological Seminary and urged Graham to join him there, to lay a firmer academic foundation for his.

The "science of religion" is an important element in the interpretation of William James's work and in the methodology of the study of religion.

An authority on pragmatism and the philosophy of religion, Wayne Proudfoot and a stellar group of contributors from a variety of disciplines including religion, philosophy, psychology, and history.

Read the full-text online edition of Science and Religion in the Era of William James (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Science and Religion in the Era of William James. Science and Religion in the Era of William James Well before the end of the century, however, science and religion had parted company, and, despite the.

The "science of religion" is an important element in the interpretation of William James's work and in the methodology of the study of religion.

An authority on pragmatism and the philosophy of religion, Wayne Proudfoot and a stellar group of contributors from a variety of disciplines including religion, philosophy, psychology, and history. Preface: Science and Religion in the Era of William James ix Acknowledgments xv Chronology xix Introduction: The Erosion of Certainty i '&.

PART I. OUT OF THE JAMES HOUSEHOLD 23 1. A Native of the James Family 27 2. Science and the Spirit according to the Elder Henry James 49 3.

Groping toward Science 67 •& PART II. AN EDUCATION IN SCIENCE. William James on Science and Spirituality, the Limits of Materialism, and the Existential Art of Assenting to the Universe “At bottom the whole concern of both morality and religion is with the manner of our acceptance of the universe.

by William James Longmans, Green, and Co., Whenever I take up and reread The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James, my spirits soar.

It's popularly imagined that the history of science and religion is one of violent conflict, but the facts don't bear this out Sun 14 Jun EDT First published on Author: James Hannam. Science and Religion in the Era of William James; Volume I, Eclipse of Certainty, Paul Jerome Croce - - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 17 (3) Religion in the Philosophy of William James.

THE JOURNAL OF RELIGION Volume 47 JULY Number 3 WILLIAM JAMES AND THE LOGIC OF RELIGIOUS BELIEF W. RICHARD COMSTOCK* T HE central focus of the writings of William James is the attempt to construct a religious position that is viable in a modern scientific age.

Thus, he offers the lectures on pragma-tism as the statement of a program that. William James, American philosopher and psychologist, a leader of the philosophical movement of pragmatism and a founder of the psychological movement of functionalism. His Principles of Psychology () anticipated or inspired much 20th-century research in the field.

He was the brother of the novelist Henry James. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious experiences and mysticism, and Author: William James.

Eclipse of certainty, Vol. 1 contents: Preface: Science and Religion in the Era of William James --Introduction: The Erosion of Certainty --pt. Out of the James Household. A Native of the James Family.

Science and the Spirit according to the Elder Henry James. Groping toward Science --pt. An Education in Science. A New Split Between Science and Religion. The Crisis of Faith refers to an event in the Victorian era in which much of Europe’s middle class begins to doubt what is written in the book of Genesis as a reliable source in accordance of how the universe was created (Flynn).

William James was born at the Astor House in New York City on Janu He was the son of Henry James Sr., a noted and independently wealthy Swedenborgian theologian well acquainted with the literary and intellectual elites of his day.

The intellectual brilliance of the James family milieu and the remarkable epistolary talents of several of its members have made them a subject of Alma mater: Harvard University, MD ().

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 .William James, we investigate ways in which religion and science exhibit both rational and irrational characteristics, particularly morality.

Going further, new speculative arguments open up new possible connections between religion and science, including ways their conversations can add to each other. Two of these areas are faith and the soul,File Size: KB.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Science and Religion in the Era of William James Vol.

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