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" There are, then, cases where a fact cannot come at all unless a preliminary faith exists in its coming. And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should say that faith running ahead of scientific evidence... "
The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy - Page 25
by William James - 1896 - 332 pages
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The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

William James - Belief and doubt - 1896 - 332 pages
...at all unless a preliminary faith_exists in its Doming. And wtiere faith in a fact can help Create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...In truths dependent on our personal action, then, xfaith based on desire, is certainly a lawful and possibly an indispensable thing. But now, it will...
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The Apostles' Creed in the Light of Modern Discussion

Henry Albert Stimson - Apostles' Creed - 1898 - 362 pages
...come at all unless a preliminary faith exists in its coming. And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...scientific absolutists pretend to regulate our lives ! Prof. JAMES : The Will to Believe, 29. NOTE ii. When I look at the religious question as it really...
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The forms of prose literature

John Hays Gardiner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1900 - 498 pages
...come at all unless a preliminary faith exists in its coming. And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...scientific absolutists pretend to regulate our lives ! In truths dependent on our personal action, then, faith based on desire is certainly a lawful and...
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The Forms of Prose Literature

John Hays Gardiner - English language - 1901 - 498 pages
...come at all unless a preliminary faith exists in its coming. And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...logic by which our scientific absolutists pretend tu regulate our lives ! In truths dependent on our personal action, then, faith based on desire is...
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The Philosophy of Ernest Renan

Herman Gustav Adolph Brauer - Filosofia francesa - 1903 - 379 pages
...error than to yield to the hope that it mlay be be true? p. 27. "Where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...ahead of scientific evidence is the lowest kind of immortality into which a thinking being can fall." p., 25. "A rule of thinking which would absolutely...
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Bulletin: Philology and Literature Series, Volume 2

University of Wisconsin - 1903
...error than to yield to the hope that it miay be be true? p. 27. "Where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...ahead of scientific evidence is the lowest kind of immortality into which a thinking being can fall." p., 25. "A rule of thinking which would absolutely...
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Poet Lore, Volume 16

Literature - 1905
...above him as a claim, and creates its own verification. . . . And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...immorality ' into which a thinking being can fall.'' And Blougram, speaking of Napoleon, brings out the same thought when he asks, Where do you find —...
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American Character

Brander Matthews - 1906 - 33 pages
..."unless a preliminary faith exists in its coming, and where faith in a fact can help create the fact." In truths dependent on our personal action, then, faith based on desire is certainly a lawful and possibly an independent thing. "Hardly a law has been established in science, hardly a fact ascertained,...
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The Concept of Control

Savilla Alice Elkus - Control (Psychology) - 1907 - 40 pages
...is a necessary factor in the realization of its object. "And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...kind of immorality' into which a thinking being can fall."2 To this class of options, now, belong not only the religious hypothesis, but all sorts of decisions...
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An American Suffragette: A Novel

Isaac Newton Stevens - Women - 1911 - 248 pages
...taking down a modest olive-colored volume. "Here it is. 'And where faith in a fact can help create the fact, that would be an insane logic which should...scientific absolutists pretend to regulate our lives.' That is from the late Professor James, who is said to have been the profoundest thinker this country...
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