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" Remote from human passions, remote even from the pitiful facts of nature, the generations have gradually created an ordered cosmos, where pure thought can dwell as in its natural home, and where one, at least, of our nobler impulses can escape from the... "
Lebesgue Measure and Integration: An Introduction - Page xiii
by Frank Burk - 1998 - 292 pages
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Volume 13

Philosophy - 1916
...perfect from which all great work springs. Remote from human passions, remote even from the pitiful laws of nature, the generations have gradually created...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world." Mr. Russell, it happens, is not merely a philosopher writing about mathematics. He is...
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The Philosophical Review, Volume 20

Jacob Gould Schurman, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Gustavus Watts Cunningham - Philosophy - 1911
...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...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world" (pp. 73-4). To one who takes such an attitude, of course pragmatism must seem a profanation...
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods

Philosophy - 1911
...perfect from which all great work springs. Remote from human passions, remote even from the pitiful laws of nature, the generations have gradually created...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world." This study is one of "those elements in human life which merit a place in heaven."8...
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Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book

Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 410 pages
...Conceptions and Methods in Mathematics; Bulletin American Mathematical Society, Vol. 9 (1904), p. 133. 1104. Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...escape from the dreary exile of the natural world. — RUSSELL, BERTRAND. The Study of Mathematics: Philosophical Essays (London, 1910), p. 73. 1106....
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Human Traits and Their Social Significance

Irwin Edman - Social psychology - 1919
...world of action. Real life is, to most men, a long secondbest, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world.17 Every new idea is an experiment, a possibility, a hope. It may be the long awaited...
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Mysticism and Logic: And Other Essays

Bertrand Russell - Mathematics - 1919 - 234 pages
...to the creative activity embodying in splendid edifices the passionate aspiration after the perjfect from which all great work springs. Remote from .human...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world. So little, however, have mathematicians aimed at beauty, that hardly anything in their...
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Human Traits and Their Social Significance, Part 2

Irwin Edman - Social psychology - 1920 - 467 pages
...aspiration after the perfect from which all great work springs. Remote from human passions, remote even irom the pitiful facts of nature, the generations have...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world." (Bertrand Russell: Mysticism and Logic, pp. 60-61.) equally divide his energies between...
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Mathematics in Western Culture

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1964 - 512 pages
...the detachment and objectivity of mathematical reasoning is superbly described by Bertrand Russell: Remote from human passions, remote even from the pitiful...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world. Even laymen have been convinced of the artistic character of mathematical works. Thoreau...
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The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell, 1903-1959

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1992 - 736 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...nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world.' 'The contemplation of what is non-human, the discovery that our minds are capable of...
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Contemplation and Action, 1902-14

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1993 - 612 pages
...limitations, no barrier to the creative activity embodying in splendid edifices the passionate aspira30 tion after the perfect from which all great work springs....nobler impulses can escape from the dreary exile of the actual world. So little, however, have mathematicians aimed at beauty, that hardly anything in their...
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