William James (1842-1910) was an American psychologist and philosopher, brother of the novelist Henry James.
He turned from medicine to psychology and taught at Harvard (1872-1907). His books include Principles of Psychology in 1890, The Will to Believe in 1897, and Varieties of Religious Experience in 1902, one of the most important works on the psychology of religion.
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William James was a American psychologist and philosopher, specialized in physics.