Table of contents for William James in Russian culture / edited by Joan Delaney Grossman and Ruth Rischin.

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Introduction                                                      1
Joan Delaney Grossman and Ruth Rischin

1 William James: The European Connection                           15
   Linda Simon
2 Adventures in Time and Space: Dostoevsky, William James,
   and the Perilous Journey to Conversion                          33
   Robin Feuer Miller
3 What Men Live By: Belief and the Individual in Leo Tolstoy
   and William James                                               59
   Donna Tussing Orwin
4 "The Moral Equivalent of War": Violence in the Later Fiction
   of Leo Tolstoy                                                  81
   Andrew Wachtel
5 Philosophers, Decadents, and Mystics: James's Russian
   Readers in the 1890s                                            93
   Joan Delaney Grossman
6  James and Viacheslav Ivanov at the "Threshold of Consciousness"  113
   Gennady Obatnin


7 William James in the Moscow Psychological Society:
    Pragmatism, Pluralism, Personalism                             131
    Randall A. Poole
8  Lev Shestov's James: "A Knight of Free Creativity"         159
    Brian Horowitz
9 James and Konovalov: The Varieties of Religious Experience
    and Russian Theology between Revolutions                       169
    Alexander Etkind
10  Gorky and God-Building                                         189
    Barry P. Scherr
11 James and Vocabularies of Post-Soviet Russian Spirituality  211
    Edith W. Clowes
Afterword: William James in Contexts, Plural                       225
David Joravsky
William James Bibliography                                         243
Index                                                              247
About the Contributors                                             257


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Russia Intellectual life 1801-1917, Russia (Federation) Intellectual life 1991- James, William, 1842-1910 Influence