Human Nature - An Essay by William Lyon Phelps (9781473329331): William Lyon Phelps: Books

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This early work by William Lyon Phelps had been initially published in 1931 so we are now actually republishing it with a whole new introductory biography. 'human instinct' is an essay towards curiosities of human instinct referenced to well-known authors. William Lyon Phelps was born on 2nd January 1865, in New Haven, Conneticut, United States. Phelps attained a B.A. in 1887, composing their thesis regarding the Idealism of George Berkeley. Then gained an M.A. in 1891 from Yale and their PhD from Harvard in identical year. During their time a Yale, he offered a course in modern novels which brought the university considerable attention both nationally and internationally. Phelps published numerous essays on contemporary and European literary works, including games such as for example 'Essays on contemporary Novelists' (1910), 'Some manufacturers of United states Literature' (1923), and 'As I enjoy it' (1923).


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