William's scientific contributions

Publication (1)

Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine / William James Note: The University of Adelaide Library eBooks @ Adelaide.


... But as I will next briefly explain, the ontologically more radical filtration theory of Myers, James and Bergson allows us to come to grips with these NDE cases and many other "rogue" empirical phenomena in a scientifically and philosophically respectable way. James (1900), with characteristic precision, put his finger on the essential logical point. The overall correlation generally observed between mental happenings and happenings in the brain-which everybody accepts-can be interpreted in more than one way. ...