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" We must make new energies and hardihoods continue the manliness to which the military mind so faithfully clings. Martial virtues must be the enduring cement ; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must... "
Memories and studies - Page 288
by William James - 1911 - 411 pages
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International Conciliation, Issues 16-39

Arbitration, International - 1909
...clings. Martial virtues must be the enduring cement ; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still...enterprise gets formed anywhere in their neighborhood. 18 The war-party is assuredly right in affirming and reaffirming that the martial virtues, although...
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The Rise of American Philosophy: Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1860-1930

Bruce Kuklick - Philosophy - 1977 - 674 pages
...clings. Martial virtues must be the enduring cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still remain the rock upon which states are built—unless, indeed, we wish for dangerous reactions against commonwealths fit only for contempt,...
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On The Man Question: Gender and Civic Virtue in America

Mark Kann - Political Science - 2010 - 352 pages
Focusing on Seventeenth-Century English political philosophy and Nineteenth-Century American culture, Mark Kann challenges the widely-held view that American political ...
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The Community Reconstructs: The Meaning of Pragmatic Social Thought

James Campbell - Philosophy - 1992 - 147 pages
...system. "Martial virtues must be the enduring cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still...centre of crystallization for militaryminded enterprise is formed anywhere in their neighborhood." War functions in our society, James writes, as "a sort of...
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War Machine: The Rationalisation of Slaughter in the Modern Age

Daniel Pick - History - 1996 - 292 pages
...faithfully clings. Martial virtues must be the cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest; obedience to command, must still...militaryminded enterprise gets formed anywhere in their neighbourhood. (P- 15) So James rejects the notion of the inevitability of the 'war function' as (fatalistic...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1989 - 520 pages
...clings. Martial virtues must be the enduring cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still remain the rock upon which states are built."— International Conciliation, February 1910, pp. 13, 15. The entire issue consisted of James's essay....
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The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crisis of the Union

George M. Fredrickson - History - 1965 - 277 pages
...that "martial virtues must be the enduring cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still remain the rock upon which states are built" — a statement which shows how close James could come to "the strenuous life" ideal as promulgated...
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Radical History Review:

Rhr Collective - History - 1996 - 194 pages
...a new civilization was to be built and defended: "intrepidity, contempt for softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still remain the rock upon which states are built." To find "the great fields of heroism" where such virtues were cultivated, he concluded elsewhere, one...
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Obeying Orders

Mark J. Osiel - Military discipline - 1998 - 191 pages
...Europe, where it neatly served the interests of modern state- builders. As William James observed, "obedience to command. ..must still remain the rock upon which states are built..."22 For these reasons, then, conflicts between the demands of international and municipal military...
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The Seasons of Fire: Reflections on Fire in the West

David Jon Strohmaier - Nature - 2001 - 172 pages
...clings. Martial virtues must be the enduring cement; intrepidity, contempt of softness, surrender of private interest, obedience to command, must still remain the rock upon which states are built. ... If now — and this is my idea — there were, instead of military conscription a conscription...
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