American psychologist and philosopher William James.

William James

(1842 - 1910)

At different times in William James’ thirty-five-year academic career he served as a professor of physiology, psychology, and philosophy, educating, among others, Theodore Roosevelt, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Gertrude Stein. Fascinated by the “altered states of consciousness” that all religions inspired cross culturally, he experimented with hypnosis and nitrous-oxide intoxication for his famous work The Varieties of Religious Experience.

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Voices In Time

1901 | Edinburgh

Channel of Blood

William James analyzes religious eccentricity.More

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