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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ... - Page 46
by William James - 1907 - 308 pages
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The Philosophical Review, Volume 8

Jacob Gould Schurman, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Gustavus Watts Cunningham - Philosophy - 1899
...Instruments of Scientific Thought" (Lectures and Essays). element of the thought's significance . . . Thus to develop a thought's meaning we need only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce ;" or again, " what effects of a conceivably practical kind the object may involve what sensations...
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature

William James - Philosophy - 1902 - 526 pages
...be no proper element of the thought's significance. To develop a thought's meaning we need therefore only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce;...tangible fact at the root of all our thought-distinctions is that there is no one of them so fine as to consist in anything but a possible difference of practice....
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Catholic World, Volume 83

1906
...no proper element of the thought's significance. To develop a thought's meaning we need, therefore, only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce;...significance; and the tangible fact at the root of all our thought distinctions is that there is no one of them so fine as to consist in anything but a possible...
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Educational issues in the kindergarten

Susan Elizabeth Blow - Education - 1908 - 34 pages
...to Make Our Ideas Clear " pointed out " that our beliefs are really rules for action," and urged " that to develop a thought's meaning we need only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce." 1 " To attain perfect clearness in our thoughts of an object," adds Professor James, " we need only...
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Dogmatism and Evolution: Studies in Modern Philosophy

Theodore De Laguna, Grace Mead Andrus De Laguna - Evolution - 1910 - 259 pages
...expressed in 1878), exhibits very clearly the conception of meaning generally held by pragmatists. ". . . Mr. Peirce, after pointing out that our beliefs are...only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce: 1 that conduct is for us its sole significance. And the tangible fact at the root of all our thought-distinctions,...
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Dogmatism and Evolution: Studies in Modern Philosophy

Theodore de Leo De Laguna, Grace Mead Andrus De Laguna - Evolution - 1910 - 259 pages
...expressed in 1878), exhibits very clearly the conception of meaning generally held by pragmatists. ". . . Mr. Peirce, after pointing out that our beliefs are...we need only determine what conduct it is fitted to produce:1 that conduct is for us its sole significance. And the tangible fact at the root of all our...
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Faith and Its Psychology

William Ralph Inge - Faith - 1910 - 248 pages
...current philosophy, pragmatism is the theory that ' all our beliefs are really rules for action ' ; and that ' to develop a thought's meaning, we need only...fitted to produce ; that conduct is for us its sole significance.'1 From 1 Professor W. James, Pragmatism, p. 46 this it is made to follow that the ' true...
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English Philosophers and Schools of Philosophy

James Seth - Philosophers - 1912 - 372 pages
...an article entitled " How to Make Our Ideas Clear," in the Popular Science Monthly for January 1878, Mr. Peirce, after pointing out that our beliefs are...thought-distinctions, however subtle, is that there 1 Cf. Dewey, Studies in Logical Theory (1903) ; Schiller, Humanism (1903), and Studies in Humanism...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1904
...essential elements of the significance. . . . Thus to develop a thought's meaning, we need only to determine what conduct it is fitted to produce; that...significance. And the tangible fact at the root of all our thought distinctions is that there is no one of them so fine as to consist in anything but a possible...
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