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" Our passional nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual grounds ; for to say, under such circumstances, " Do not decide, but leave... "
The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy - Page 11
by William James - 1912 - 332 pages
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The Philosophical Review, Volume 6

Jacob Gould Schurman, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Gustavus Watts Cunningham - Philosophy - 1897
...passional nature must, and lawfully may, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...but leave the question open,' is itself a passional distinction, just like saying ' Yes' or ' No,' and is attended with the same risk of losing the truth."...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly: 1898, Volume 12

Presbyterianism - 1898
...passional nature not only may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual grounds ; for to say in such circumstances, 'Do not decide, but leave the question open,' is itself a passional decision,...
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The forms of prose literature

John Hays Gardiner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1900 - 498 pages
...nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...must first indulge in a bit more of preliminary work. It will be observed that for the purposes of this discussion we are on ' dogmatic ' ground, — ground,...
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Mind, Volume 10

George Frederick Stout - Electronic journals - 1901
...nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...is attended with the same risk of losing the truth ". This doctrine has aroused much opposition, notably on the ground, as Mr. Dickensen S. Miller puts...
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The Philosophy of Ernest Renan

Herman Gustav Adolph Brauer - Filosofia francesa - 1903 - 379 pages
...passional nature," he writes, "not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...attended with the same risk of losing the truth." The Will to Believe, 1897, p. II. "Is it wiser or better," he asks, "to yield to the fear that religion...
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Bulletin: Philology and Literature Series, Volume 2

University of Wisconsin - 1903
...lawfully may, but must, decide an option, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature he decided on intellectual grounds; for to say, under...like deciding yes or no, — and is attended with the saune risk of losing the truth." The Will to Believe, 1897, p. II. "Is it wiser or better," he asks,...
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The Concept of Control

Savilla Alice Elkus - Control (Psychology) - 1907 - 40 pages
...may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that can not by its nature be decided on intellectual grounds]^ for to say, under the circumstances, 'Do not decide, but leave the question open,' is itself a passional decision,—...
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Introduction to the Genetic Treatment of the Faith-consciousness in the ...

William Wilberforce Costin - Faith - 1909 - 47 pages
...nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...— and is attended with the same risk of losing the truth."1 The thesis thus stated involves the will to believe as in mystic faith. Another element of...
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Anti-pragmatism; an Examination Into the Respective ..., Volume 61; Volume 589

Albert Schinz - Modernism - 1909 - 317 pages
...nature not only lawfully may but must decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...passional decision, — just like deciding yes or not, — and is attended with the same risk of losing the truth" (p. 11). The italics are Professor...
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Introduction to the Genetic Treatment of the Faith-consciousness in the ...

William Wilberforce Costin - Faith - 1909 - 47 pages
...nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that cannot by its nature be decided on intellectual...but leave the question open,' is itself a passional decision—just like deciding yes or no—and is attended with the same risk of losing the truth."...
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