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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... "
The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism," - Page vii
by William James - 1909 - 297 pages
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...of there being any habit to exist in the intervals. ' The true,' to put it very briefly, is only the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as 'the...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 ther experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1907
...of there being any habit to exist in the intervals. 'The true,' to put it very briefly, is only the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as 'the...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no further experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Philosophy - 1907 - 308 pages
...the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as 'the right ' is only the expedient in the way of i our behaving. Expedient in almost any fashion; and...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 ther experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...our thinking, just as ' the right ' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedjfintjn almost any fashion; and expedient in the long run...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no farther experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point...
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking : Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...just as 'the right ' is only the expedient in the way of our behaving. Expedient in almost anyfashion; and expedient in the long run and on the whole of...over, and making us correct our present formulas. — The ' absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 X THE NOTION OF TRUTH ther experience will ever...
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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...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no far222 / \ ther experience will ever alter, is that ideal van\ishing-point...
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Pragmatism, the Classic Writings: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James ...

H. S. Thayer - Philosophy - 1970 - 383 pages
...of there being any habit to exist in the intervals. "The true," to put it very briefly, is only the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as "the...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The "absolutely" true, meaning what no further experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing...
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Writings, 1902-1910

William James - Literary Collections - 1987 - 1379 pages
...of there being any habit to exist in the intervals. The true,' to put it very briefly, is only the expedient in the way of our thinking, just as 'the...over, and making us correct our present formulas. The 'absolutely' true, meaning what no farther experience will ever alter, is that ideal vanishing-point...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 262 pages
...practice of foregoing authors had established" (Rambler No. 12.5). To quote James again, "Experience has ways of boiling over, and making us correct our present formulas" (Pragmatism 145). Still, the process is and must be cumulative: "Truth grafts itself on previous truth,...
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The Mangle of Practice: Time, Agency, and Science

Andrew Pickering - Science - 1995 - 281 pages
...would enable us to foresee." The same doctrine is expressed in William James's wellknown sentiment that "(experience, as we know, has ways of boiling over, and making us correct our present formulas" ([1907, 1909] 1978, 106). 22. The notion of tuning is close to Knorr-Cetina's notion ( 1 98 1 ) of...
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