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James, William 1842-

Psychologist; born in New York City, Jan. 11, 1842; was educated in private schools and at the Lawrence Scientific School. In 1872 he became Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the author of Principles of psychology; Psychology: briefer course; The will to believe, and other essays in popular Philosophy. He was appointed Gifford lecturer on natural religion in the University of Edinburgh for 1899-190].

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