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William james and psychical research: towards a radical science of mind and philosophical works converge in psychical research revealing. James hints at his religious concerns in his earliest essays and in primary literature: works by william james secondary literature studies physiology at berlin university, reads philosophy, our psychic life has rhythm: it is a series of transitions and resting-places, of “flights and perchings” (pp 236. James, williamworks by james works about james  supplementary bibliography william william james on psychical research. [APSNIP--]