Class Highlights of James

William and Henry James (novelist) brothers.  Some say William wrote like a novelist; Henry wrote like a psychologist.  Jim Wheatley taught course on “the James boys.”   Reference to Jesse and Frank.

I.  The James of the Principles of Psychology   The WHOLE book is linked on the Classics website

Notable here — Stream of Consciousness; theory of emotion, now frequently referred to as the James – Lange theory of emotion.

Relations are real

II.  Pragmatism — Theory of truth in philosophy.  From Peirce (rhymes with ‘purse’).

III.  Radical Empiricism