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" Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinions. Intellect, will, taste, and passion co-operate just as they do in practical affairs... "
The Sentiment of Rationality - Page 92
by William James - 1905 - 48 pages
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The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

William James - Belief and doubt - 1896 - 332 pages
...magis sentiunt," it is good and not evil. Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at ivork when we form our philosophical opinions. Intellect,...practical affairs ; and lucky it is if the passion not something as petty as a love of personal conIquest over the philosopher across the way. The absurd...
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The Monist, Volume 19

Edward C. Hegeler - Philosophy - 1909
...p. 10) ; that "our non-intellectual nature does influence our conviction" ( IV ill, p. 10) ; or that "pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinions" (Will, p. 92). Even as early as the note attached to "Some Hegelisms," he began abundantly to scatter...
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William James: His Life and Thought

Gerald Eugene Myers - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 628 pages
...but which seems to me to be closer to the truth." White quotes from "The Sentiment of Rationality": "Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinion" (WTB, Harvard edition, 77). White adds: "I would remark that here intellect, will, taste,...
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The Flight to Objectivity: Essays on Cartesianism and Culture

Susan Bordo - Philosophy - 1987 - 145 pages
...says James, "but where on this moonlit and dream-visited planet are they found?" (p. 14); "Pretend as we may, the whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinions" (p. 92). The clear and distinct idea, on the contrary, assures us that it is precisely when we form...
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Context Over Foundation: Dewey and Marx

W.J. Gavin - Philosophy - 1988 - 259 pages
...will not accept an outlook which is ultimately pessimistic, or one which gives us no set role to play. Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at...passion co-operate just as they do in practical affairs. 4 49 This position is extended in his 1896 article The Will to Believe 1 .where James argues that there...
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William James's Radical Reconstruction of Philosophy

Charlene Haddock Seigfried - Philosophy - 1990 - 433 pages
...prerequisite. Not only scientists, but everyone who thinks rationally, engages their whole person: "intellect, will, taste, and passion cooperate just...personal conquest over the philosopher across the way" (WB, 77). James returned to the "living facts of human nature" to show that even the most careful thinkers,...
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American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition

Russell B. Goodman - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 162 pages
..."problematic thrill"89 we feel in doing philosophy. "Pretend what we may," he writes in The Will to Believe, "the whole man within us is at work when we form our philosophical opinions."90 True as this statement may be in general, of no philosopher is it more clearly true than...
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The Creation of Chaos: William James and the Stylistic Making of a ...

Frederick J. Ruf - Philosophy - 1991 - 185 pages
...through his writings, perhaps most notably in his view of the importance of temperament for philosophy. "Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at...co-operate just as they do in practical affairs." 56 James certainly did not leave personality out of the Principles, populating the textbook with an...
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Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Mark R. Schwehn - College teaching - 1992 - 163 pages
...Correspondence," The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 12(1878), 1-18. 18. The entire passage is worth quoting: "Pretend what we may, the whole man within us is at...personal conquest over the philosopher across the way." And from the same essay, "If we survey the field of history and ask what feature all great periods...
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Pragmatism and Feminism: Reweaving the Social Fabric

Charlene Haddock Seigfried - Philosophy - 1996 - 342 pages
...such sensitiveness by calling it the disturbing subjective factor, and branding it as the root of all evil. . . . Pretend what we may, the whole man within...passion co-operate just as they do in practical affairs" (PM, 77). It is not surprising that women would be more sensitive than his male readers to how James...
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