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William James

William James was an American psychologist and philosopher. After completing his training as a medical doctor in 1869, James went on to write influential books on the then-young science of psychology. His books include The Principles of Psychology and The Varieties of Religious Experience. James died in 1910.

— From February 2010
The Dog-Eared Page

excerpted from
What Makes A Life Significant

A few summers ago I spent a happy week at the famous Assembly Grounds on the borders of Chautauqua Lake. The moment one treads that sacred enclosure, one feels one’s self in an atmosphere of success.

February 2010
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