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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ... - Page 295
by William James - 1907 - 308 pages
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The winning of immortality

Frederic Palmer - Immortality - 1910 - 235 pages
..."Is all 'yes, yes' in the universe? Does n't the fact of 'no' stand at the very core of life? Doesn't the very 'seriousness' that we attribute to life mean...always remains at the bottom of its cup ? . . . I find myself willing to take the universe to be really dangerous and adventurous, without therefore...
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The Personalist, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Tyler Flewelling - Personality - 1920
...Is all yes, yes in the universe? Doesn't the fact of ‘no' stand at the very core of life? Doesn't the very seriousness that we attribute to life mean...drastic and bitter always remains at the bottom of the cup?” Pragmatism Pp 296. This suggests, if it does not embody, the Christian doctrineof the final...
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International Journal of Ethics, Volume 31

Ethics - 1921
...not the notion of a world already ived in toto anyhow be too saccharine to stand? Doesn't the fery 'seriousness' that we attribute to life mean that...and bitter always remains at the bottom of its cup?" At the age of sixty-three he turned to the formulation of his empiric philosophy, with (as Mr. Henry...
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The Personalist, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Tyler Flewelling - Personality - 1920
...sweet? Is all yes, yes in the universe? Doesn't the fact of 'no' stand at the very core of life? Doesn't the very seriousness that we attribute to life mean...drastic and bitter always remains at the bottom of the cup?" Pragmatism Pp 296. This suggests, if it does not embody, the Christian doc236THE PERSONALIST...
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The Personalist, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Tyler Flewelling - Personality - 1920
...sweet? Is all yes, yes in the universe? Doesn't the fact of 'no' stand at the very core of life? Doesn't the very seriousness that we attribute to life mean...drastic and bitter always remains at the bottom of the cup?" Pragmatism Pp 296. trine of the final condemnation of the continuously perverse. Its practical...
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Context Over Foundation: Dewey and Marx

W.J. Gavin - Philosophy - 1988 - 259 pages
...indeed what makes hope possible also demands that the tragic be taken seriously. James asks the reader very 'seriousness' that we attribute to life mean...and bitter always remains at the bottom of its cup? 72 Rorty seems at times to realize that the same is true for Dewey. He chooses Dewey over Foucault,...
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T. S. Eliot and American Philosophy: The Harvard Years

Manju Jain - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 345 pages
...that 'ineluctable noes and losses' form a part of life, that there are 'genuine sacrifices somewhere', that 'something permanently drastic and bitter always remains at the bottom of the cup'. 6 *James was all too aware that 'the skull will grin in at the banquet'; and that evil is...
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Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spirtitual Life

Henry S. Levinson - Philosophy - 1992 - 348 pages
...noting that “ineluctable noes and looses form part of Ilifel, that there are genuine sacrifices, arid that something permanently drastic and bitter always remains at the bottom of the cup.”iS Now this characterization of pragmatism accords with much that makes it striking. James...
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William James on the Courage to Believe

Robert J. O'Connell - Philosophy - 1997 - 223 pages
...what grounds, then, is that choice to be made? James answers with a rhetorical question: “Doesn't the very ‘seriousness' that we attribute to life...bitter always remains at the bottom of its cup?” The language, clearly, is again that of the “strenuous” moral mood; James is implying that while...
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Pragmatism and Other Writings

William James - Philosophy - 2000 - 358 pages
Collects several of William James' writings, which discuss philosophy, psychology, religion, and politics.
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