William James and The Varieties of Religious Experience: A by Jeremy Carrette

By Jeremy Carrette

William James's The types of spiritual Experience used to be an highbrow landmark, paving the best way for present learn of psychology, philosophy and non secular experiences. during this new significant other to the Varieties, key overseas specialists offer modern responses to James's ebook, exploring its seminal old significance and its smooth importance. finding the Varieties in the context of James's different works and exploring James's perspectives on psychology, mysticism, non secular adventure, emotion and fact, the 16 articles supply new analyses of the Varieties from the views of postcolonial conception, heritage, social conception and philosophy. because the in simple terms severe paintings devoted to the cross-disciplinary impression of The sorts of non secular Experience, this ebook testifies to William James's genius and ongoing legacy.

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