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Scholarly Books and Articles

Books:

Science and Religion in the Era of William James, Volume 1: Eclipse of Certainty, 1820-1880, University of North Carolina Press, June 1995 [simultaneous hardcover and paperback issue]: for a description, see http:// uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-1044.html

Science and Religion in the Era of William James, Volume 2: Conciliating Truth and Change, 1860-1910, University of North Carolina Press, under contract

Articles and Chapters:

"Creationism/Creation Science" The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan, eds. (Continuum International Publishers, 2004)

"William James" The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan, eds. (Continuum International Publishers, 2004)

"Calming the Screaming Eagle: William James as Brother and Friend to Warriors in the Civil War," New England Quarterly (March 2003): 5-37

"Spirit in Nature: William James's Ecological Imagination," "Nature's Nation" Revisited: American Concepts of Nature from Wonder to Ecological Crisis, Hans Bak and Walter W. Hölbling, eds. (Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2003): 114-25

"WWJD: Would William James Doubt?" Streams of William James vol. 3, no. 2 (Fall 2001): 15-16

"Intellectuals," Encyclopedia of American Studies, George Kurian, et al., eds. (Grollier, 2001)

"Protestant Ethic," Encyclopedia of American Studies, George Kurian, et al., eds. (Grollier, 2001)

"Charles Sanders Peirce," Encyclopedia of Psychology, Alan E. Kazdin, ed. (Oxford University Press, 2003)

"William James," The History of Science in the United States: An Encyclopedia, Marc Rothenberg, ed. (Garland Publishers, forthcoming)

"William James's 'Is Life Worth Living?'" in The Religions of the United States in Practice, Colleen McDannell, ed. (Princeton University Press, 2001)

"William James," The Oxford Companion to United States History, Paul Boyer, ed. (Oxford University Press, 2001)

"Keepers of the Veil: Life Stories of Cassadaga's Senior Residents" in The Spiritualist Community of Cassadaga, Florida (University Press of Florida, 2000)

"Psychology as the Antechamber to Metaphysics: The Young William James's Hope for a Philosophical Psychology," History of Psychology vol. 2, no. 4 (November 1999): 302-23.

"Charles Sanders Peirce," American National Biography, John A. Garraty, ed. (Oxford University Press, 1999)

"Science and Religion" in The Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (Scribner's 1999): 1:483-91

"Between Spiritualism and Science: William James on Religion and Human Nature," Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology (Winter 1997-1998), pp. 197-210

"Probabilistic Darwinism: Louis Agassiz vs. Asa Gray on Science, Religion, and Certainty" Journal of Religious History vol. 22, no. 1 (February 1998), pp. 35-58

"Accommodation Vs. Struggle," The W. E. B. DuBois Encyclopedia, Mary Young, ed. (Greenwood Press, 1997)

"Science and the Moral Religion of William James," Catalog of the Honors Program, Rutgers University, Camden College of Arts and Sciences, volume 2, number 1 (September 1996)

"Intellectual Historians in the Academic Public Square," Intellectual History Newsletter (Summer 1996)

"From Virtue to Morality: Republicanism in the Texts and Contexts of William James," Journal of American Studies of Turkey (Fall 1995), pp. 37-48

"The Scientific Education of William James," History of the Human Sciences vol. 8 no. 1 (February 1995), pp. 9-27

"Polarizing America: The Erosion of Mass Culture," Transaction: Social Science and Society vol. 30, no. 5 (July/August 1993), pp. 11-16 [published as the center of debate for a special issue on "Polarizing American Culture," with six essays responding to mine; my response to these essays, on "American Culture," is a letter to the editor in vol. 31, no. 2 (January/February 1994), pp. 4-6; reprinted in An American Mosaic: Rethinking American Culture Studies, edited by Marshall Fishwick (New York: American Heritage, 1996)]

"From History of Science to Intellectual History: The Probabilistic Revolution and the Chance-Filled Universe of William James" Intellectual History Newsletter vol. 13 (1991), pp. 19-32

"A Clean and Separate Space: Walt Disney in Person and Production" Journal of Popular Culture vol. 25, no. 3, (Winter 1991), pp. 91-105

"A Scientific Spiritualism: The Elder Henry James's Adaptation of Emanuel Swedenborg's Thought," in Swedenborg and His Influence (Bryn Athyn, PA: Academy of the New Church, 1989), pp. 251-262

"Money and Morality: The Life and Legacy of the First William James," New York History vol. 68, no. 2 (April 1987), pp. 174-190

"Placing Swedenborg in the Science and Religion of Nineteenth-Century American Culture," in Lifting the Veil on Swedenborg's Influence (under revision)

"How to Make Our Ideas Scientific: Charles Sanders Peirce in Search of an Audience," Public Understanding of Science (under revision)

"William James in Search of an Audience: Psychology Texts, Popularizing Professionalism and 'The Men of Science'" (under revision)

"The Most Protestant of Protestants: William James and the Reformation" (in preparation)

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