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" Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of. processes of leading, realized in rebus, and having only this quality in common, that they pay. "
Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ... - Page 218
by William James - 1907 - 308 pages
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1907
...sight of a momentous philosophical alternative. Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of. processes of leading, realized in rebus,...commerce vaguely designated as verification. Truth for us is simply a collective name for verification-processes, just as health, wealth, strength, etc.,...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...sight of a momentous philosophical alternative. Our account of_trujjlis an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...commerce vaguely designated as verification. Truth for us is simply a collective name for verificationprocesses, just as health, wealth, strength, etc., are...
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking : Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
..."" '**'"' "^""^ mon, that they pay. They pay by guiding us Jate^rtCfWards some 'part of a system that dips at numerous points...kind of commerce vaguely designated as verification. t-Truth for us is simply a collective name for venEcafionprocesses, just as health, wealth, strength,...
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Anti Pragmatism: An Examination Into the Respective Rights of Intellectual ...

Albert Schinz - Pragmatism - 1909 - 317 pages
...because it is useful." (Pragmatism, p. 204.) " Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...having only this quality in common, that they pay." (Ibid. p. 218.) This apprises us of nothing new ; but what is the value of the other terms, corroborate...
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Authority: the function of authority in life and its relation to legalism in ...

Arnold van Couthen Piccardt Huizinga - Authority - 1911 - 270 pages
...answer." And in "Pragmatism" he plainly declares: "Our account of truth is as account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...having only this quality in common, that they pay" (p. 218). In making satisfaction the criterion of truth, in conceiving of "the true as that which gives...
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Authority: The Function of Authority in Life and Its Relations to Legalism ...

Arnold van Couthen Piccardt Huizinga - Authority - 1911 - 270 pages
...answer." And in "Pragmatism" he plainly declares: "Our account of truth is as account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...having only this quality in common, that they pay" (p. 218). In making satisfaction the criterion of truth, in conceiving of "the true as that which gives...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 209

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1909
...222). ' Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realised in rebus, and having only this quality in common, that they pay ' (p. 218). Before proceeding further, it will be as well to clear up a misunderstanding, from which...
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Meaning and Action: A Critical History of Pragmatism

Horace Standish Thayer - Philosophy - 1981 - 616 pages
..."workings" of ideas in particular cases; of his saying "Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...having only this quality in common, that they pay" (Pragmatism, p. 104); of his conception of reality as "plastic," incomplete and in the making, awaiting...
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Pragmatism, the Classic Writings: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James ...

H. Standish Thayer - Philosophy - 1970 - 383 pages
...sight of a momentous philosophical alternative. Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...part of a system that dips at numerous points into sense percepts, which we may copy mentally or not, but with which at any rate we are now in the kind...
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Logical and Philosophical Papers, 1909-13

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1992 - 562 pages
...Russell notes "Not at all". At page 218 James says: "Our account of truth is an account of truths in the plural, of processes of leading, realized in rebus,...having only this quality in common, that they pay." Russell offers "ie kinds of truth" as a gloss on "truths". His last note comes on page 226 where he...
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