The following is a personality profile of William James based on his work.
William James is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, William James is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature
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