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Lebesgue Measure and Integration: An Introduction
by Frank Burk - 1998 - 292 pages
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Volume 13

Philosophy - 1916
...Consciousness." Edwin B. Holt. London: George Allen and Company, Ltd. 1914. Pp. xil + 343. [ie, of mathematics] knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no...activity embodying in splendid edifices the passionate aspirations after the perfect from which all great work springs. Remote from human passions, remote...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1911
..."Real life," he writes,4 "is to most men a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...from human passions, remote even from the pitiful laws of nature, the generations have gradually created an ordered cosmos where pure thought can dwell...
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Mysticism and Logic: And Other Essays

Bertrand Russell - Mathematics - 1919 - 234 pages
...compromise, no practical limita1 This passage was pointed out to me by Professor Gilbert Murray. Aions, no barrier to the creative activity embodying in splendid edifices the passionate aspiration after the perjfect from which all great work springs. Remote from .human passions, remote even from the pitiful...
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Human Traits and Their Social Significance, Part 2

Irwin Edman - Social psychology - 1920 - 467 pages
...Socialist may 1 " Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...work springs. Remote from human passions, remote even irom the pitiful facts of nature, the generations have gradually created an ordered cosmos, where pure...
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Reason, Reality, and Speculative Philosophy

Arthur Edward Murphy - Philosophy - 1996 - 280 pages
...necessity, to which not only the actual world, but every possible world, must conform . . ." Ed.]. pure reason knows no compromise, no practical limitations,...after the perfect from which all great work springs." " The philosophical interpretation to be placed on this rhapsodic logical realism is itself one of...
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Contemplation and Action, 1902-14

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1985 - 612 pages
...encouragement. Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...activity embodying in splendid edifices the passionate aspira30 tion after the perfect from which all great work springs. Remote from human passions, remote...
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Democracy and Difference: Contesting the Boundaries of the Political

Seyla Benhabib - Political Science - 1996 - 373 pages
...democratic politics: Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...practical limitations, no barrier to the creative embodying in splendid edifices of the passionate aspiration after the perfect from which all great...
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D_mokratia: A Conversation on Democracies, Ancient and Modern

Josiah Ober, Charles W. Hedrick - History - 1996 - 466 pages
...politics: "Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows no compromise, no practial limitations, no barrier to the creative embodying in splendid edifices of the passionate aspiration...
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A Passion for Democracy: American Essays

Benjamin R. Barber - Philosophy - 2000 - 293 pages
...democratic politics: Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...practical limitations, no barrier to the creative embodying in splendid edifices of the passionate aspiration after the perfect from which all great...
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The Development of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy, Volume 11

Ronald Jager - Philosophy - 2004 - 520 pages
...very far.) "Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...after the perfect from which all great work springs" (pp. 60-1). Such soaring romanticism, we may be inclined to say, is itself less philosophy than poetry....
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