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" And, though the weight of reasons cannot be taken with the precision of algebraic quantities, yet, when each is thus considered separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash step;... "
The Northern star, or, Yorkshire magazine - Page 40
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1903
...comparatively, and the whole lit« I»-:". >re me, I think I can jiidge better, and am less liable to make a rash step; and in fact I have found great...advantage from this kind of equation, in what may be calltd moral or prudential algebra. This method of arriving at a conclusion could be suggested only...
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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 pages
...is thus considered separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less likely to make a rash step ; and...advantage from this kind of equation, in what may be called moral or prudential algebra. Wishing sincerely that you may determine for the best, I am...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 5

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1906 - 565 pages
...separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash Step; and in fact I have found great...Advantage from this kind of Equation, in what may be called Moral or Prudential Algebra. Wishing sincerely that you may determine for the best, I am...
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Influencing Men in Business: The Psychology of Argument and Suggestion

Walter Dill Scott - Business - 1911 - 168 pages
...comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to take a false step. And, in fact, I have found great advantage from this kind of equation, in what may be termed moral or prudential algebra" This method of Benjamin Franklin's is applicable to hesitation...
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Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology: Volume 11 - Minicomputers ...

Jack Belzer, Albert G. Holzman, Allen Kent - Computers - 1979 - 504 pages
...separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash step, and in fact I have found great advantage from this kind of equation, and what may be called moral or prudential algebra . Wishing sincerely that you may determine for the...
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Rationality in Action: Contemporary Approaches

Paul K. Moser - Philosophy - 1990 - 493 pages
...separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, 1 think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash step; and in fact I have found great...advantage from this kind of equation, in what may be called moral or prudential algebra.9 What is Franklin proposing as good strategy for decision making?...
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Commitment

Pankaj Ghemawat - Business & Economics - 1991 - 192 pages
...is thus considered separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less likely to make a rash Step; and...Advantage from this kind of Equation, in what may be called Moral or Prudential Algebra. -Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Joseph Priestley At least two...
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Practical Reasoning about Final Ends

Henry S. Richardson - Philosophy - 1997 - 344 pages
...comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to take a false step; and, in fact, I have found great advantage from this kind of equation, in what may be termed moral or prudential algehra. Franklin's remarkable confidence in his ability to weigh heterogeneous...
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Advances in Telematics, Volume 3

Janice Hanson - Business & Economics - 1994 - 243 pages
...separately and comparatively, and the whole lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash step, and in fact I have found great advantage from this kind of equation, and what might be called moral or prudential algebra. Wishing sincerely that you may determine for...
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Research on Judgment and Decision Making: Currents, Connections, and ...

William M. Goldstein, Robin M. Hogarth - Medical - 1997 - 750 pages
...comparatively, and the whole matter lies before me, I think I can judge better, and am less liable to make a rash step; and in fact I have found great advantage for this kind of equation, in what may be called moral or prudential algebra. Benjamin Franklin, 1772...
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