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" The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying itself, its veri-fication. "
The Larger Aspects of Socialism - Page 13
by William English Walling - 1913 - 406 pages
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Philosophy - 1907 - 308 pages
...meaning of truth, for it is all that truth is known-as. This thesis is what I have to defend. The ' t" truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent...process: the process namely of its verifying itself, its ven-fication. Its validity is the process of its valid-ation. But what do the words verification and...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1907
...James's clear statement, it is 'eventual verification,' the 'function of a leading that is worth while.' "Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made...the process, namely, of its verifying itself, its verification."4 These are certainly plain statements, and the pragmatic meaning of truth can not be...
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Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ...

William James - Pragmatism - 1907 - 308 pages
...Tnithjmgffgna to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity is uPfact an pv"*, g process: the process namely of its verifying itself,...veri-fication. Its validity is the process of its valid-afion. But what do the words verification and validation themselves pragmatically mean? They...
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Anti-pragmatism; an Examination Into the Respective ..., Volume 61; Volume 589

Albert Schinz - Modernism - 1909 - 317 pages
...it is " expedient." " The 1 Originally written in Italian. I have seen only the English translation. truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent...the process, namely, of its verifying itself, its vtri-fication. Its validity is the process of its \a\i-dation." (James, Pragmatism, p. 201, who here...
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The Meaning of Truth: A Sequel to "Pragmatism,"

William James - Reality - 1909 - 297 pages
...f-*>t'v ' The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth 'ftffipy"*"-* tr> gn It becomes true, is made true by events. Its verity...its verification. Its validity is the process of its validation.1 " 'To agree in the widest sense with a reality can only mean to be guided either straight...
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What is Pragmatism ?

James Bissett Pratt - Pragmatism - 1909 - 256 pages
...the mind, being the accord of some of its processes and objects with other processes and objects."1 " Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made...the process, namely, of. its verifying itself, its veri-faation. Its validity is the process of its valid-#/z'0." 2 " The truth of our beliefs consists...
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The Problem of Knowledge

Douglas Clyde Macintosh - Knowledge, Theory of - 1915 - 503 pages
...theory of what is meant by truth." * Stated with characteristic boldness, the teaching is as follows: "Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made...veri-fication. Its validity is the process of its valid1 Journal of Philosophy, VI, 1909, p. 301. * 76., V, 1908, p. 94. 876., Vol. I, pp. 673-87; Pragmatism,...
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William James and Pragmatism

Ethel Ernestine Sabin - Pragmatism - 1916 - 29 pages
...not a stagnant property inherent in it. Truth hajipensjinjm idea. It^bgcomes true^it ia.Muufc. traip by. events. Its verity is in fact, an event, a process, the process namely of its verifying itself, its verifi- -. cation. Its validity is the process of its validation. ij "But what do the words verification...
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The American Mind: An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since ...

Henry Steele Commager - History - 1950 - 476 pages
...something that was inert and static but something that happened to an idea or a course of conduct: The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent...: the process namely of its verifying itself, its ven-ficatton. Its validity is the process of its valid-a/7o. . . . The true is the name of whatever...
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Martin Heidegger's Philosophy of Religion

John Williams - Philosophy - 1977 - 188 pages
...a passive imitation of reality by the mind but involves an active relation of the mind to reality: The truth of an idea is not a stagnant property inherent...process: the process namely of its verifying itself, its vexi-fication. Its validity is the process of its valid-ation . Truth, then, is a result of the pragmatic...
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