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" That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning of truth, for it is all that truth is known-as. This thesis is what I have to defend. The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth... "
The Larger Aspects of Socialism - Page 12
by William English Walling - 1913 - 406 pages
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The Philosophical Review, Volume 16

Jacob Gould Schurman, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Gustavus Watts Cunningham - Philosophy - 1907
...James puts forward in opposition to the supposed intellectualist position, namely, that " true ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate...and verify, false ideas are those that we can not" (p. 201 ; italics the author's). To be sure, the verifying in question is sometimes referred to by...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...in experiential terms?" The moment pragmatism asks this question, 200 it sees the answer: True ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate...and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...in experiential terms?" The moment pragmatism asks this question, 200 it sees the answer: True ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate...and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Philosophy - 1907 - 308 pages
...asks this question, 200 it sees the answer: True ideas are those that we \ , ' .. - .- . - . . L can assimilate, validate, corroborate and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning...
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking : Popula Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...is the meaning of truth, for it is all that truth is known-as. This thesis is what I have to defend. The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Tnithjmgffgna to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity is uPfact an pv"*, g...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1907
...terms?" The moment pragmatism asks this question, it sees the answer: True ideas are those that we can validate, corroborate and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas; that, therefore, is the meaning...
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The Monist, Volume 18

Edward C. Hegeler - Philosophy - 1908
..."The Action of Truth" we read on p. 20 1 another italicized definition of the same kind: "True ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate...and verify. False ideas are those that we can not. That is the practical difference it makes to us to have true ideas ; that, therefore, is the meaning...
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Robert Forman Horton - Christianity - 1909 - 384 pages
...the reality of the totality of things applies equally to the details. "True ideas," says Professor James, "are those that we can assimilate, validate,...corroborate, and verify. False ideas are those that we cannot." * Even mathematical truths, which are supposed to be the most certain of objective realities,...
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Anti Pragmatism: An Examination Into the Respective Rights of Intellectual ...

Albert Schinz - Pragmatism - 1909 - 317 pages
...reply to the question asked by him and reproduced above, and his definition of the true : " True ideas are those that we can assimilate, validate, corroborate, and verify. False ideas are those that we cannot," etc. (Pragmatism, p. 201.) Let us look again at these terms. Those that we can assimilate;...
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...of truth, for it is all that truth is known as. *-- ' TT " >"" ''' f-*>t'v ' The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth 'ftffipy"*"-* tr> gn It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity is in fact an event, a process,...
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