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" The true,' to put it very briefly, is only the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as 'the right' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion; and expedient in the long run and on the whole of course; for what... "
Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ... - Page 222
by William James - 1907 - 308 pages
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Mind

Electronic journals - 1908
...as ' the right ' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion ; and expedient in the long run and on the whole of...satisfactorily. Experience, as we know, has ways of bailing over, and making us correct our present formulas " (Pragmatism, 1907, p. 222 ; the first two...
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking : Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...things do. The scholastics, following Aristotle, made much of the distinction between habit and act. 221 Health in actu means, among other things, good sleeping...formulas. — The ' absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 X THE NOTION OF TRUTH ther experience will ever alter, is that ideal van- I ishing-point towards...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1907
...as 'the right' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion ; and expedient in the long run and on the whole, of...present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no further experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point towards which we imagine that all...
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking : Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost anyfashion; ,andLexpfidient in the long run and on the whole , of course; for...present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 / \ ther experience will ever alter, is that ideal van\ishing-point towards which we imagine...
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...•. the right is only the expedient in the way of our jbehaving. Expedient in almost any fashion, and expedient in the long run and on the whole, of...over, and making us correct our present formulas.' This account of truth, following upon the similar ones given by Messrs. Dewey and Schiller, has occasioned...
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...right is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion, andjgxpedient in the long run and on the whole, of course^ for what...over, and making us correct our present formulas.' This account of truth, following upon the similar ones given by Messrs. Dewey and Schiller, has occasioned...
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...behaving. 1 Expedient in almost any fashion, and expedient in the long run and on the whole, oJLcQurse.; for what meets expediently all the experience in sight...over, and making us correct our present formulas.' This account of truth, following upon the similar ones given by Messrs. Dewey and Schiller, has occasioned...
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Studies in Language and Literature in Celebration of the Seventieth Birthday ...

Clark Sutherland Northup, Martin Wright Sampson, William Strunk, Frank Thilly - English literature - 1910 - 520 pages
...just as the right is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion; and expedient in the long run and on the whole of...experience in sight won't necessarily meet all farther experience equally satisfactorily. The first part of reality is the flux of our sensations. Sensations...
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Vital Lies: Studies of Some Varieties of Recent Obscurantism, Volume 1

Vernon Lee - Pragmatism - 1912 - 217 pages
...as ' the right ' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion ; and expedient in the long run and on the whole, of...meet all farther experiences equally satisfactorily." Quite true. The reality of the universe will eventually turn and rend an idea which is " expedient...
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The Living Age, Volume 276

1913
...the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion; and expedient In the long run and on tJie whole, of course; for what meets expediently all the...meet all farther experiences equally satisfactorily." Unfortunately, Pragmatists, in practice, and often in the exposition of their theory, lose sight of...
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