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" taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion: the phrase 'must be' is ever on its lips. The bellyband of its universe must be tight. A radical pragmatist on the other hand is a happy-go-lucky anarchistic sort of creature. If he had to live... "
Pragmatism, a New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking: Popular Lectures on ... - Page 259
by William James - 1907 - 308 pages
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Science, Volume 26

Science - 1907
...these declarations remind one of many passages in the Principles: "The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...sort of creature. If he had to live in a tub like Diogenes he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the sun" (pp. 259-60)....
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The Stability of Truth: A Discussion of Reality as Related to Thought and Action

David Starr Jordan - Reality - 1911 - 180 pages
...not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion. The phrase, ' must be,' is ever on his lips. The bellyband of its universe must be tight. A radical pragmatist, on the other hand, is...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms: A Dictionary of Discriminated ...

Merriam-Webster, Inc - Reference - 1984 - 940 pages
...framing laws, or in policies or decisions, especially those affecting others (the rationalist mind . . . is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion: the phrase “must be” is ever on its lips—James) (the most profound contribution to political thought in America, namely, the Federalist,...
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Writings, 1902-1910

William James - Literary Collections - 1987 - 1379 pages
...not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...sort of creature. If he had to live in a tub like Diogenes he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the sun. Now the idea...
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William James's Radical Reconstruction of Philosophy

Charlene Haddock Seigfried - Philosophy - 1990 - 433 pages
...temperament and these are explicated metaphorically. The rationalist mind is doctrinaire and authoritarian. “The belly-band of its universe must be tight. A...sort of creature. If he had to live in a tub like Diogenes he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the sun” (PM, 124)....
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William James: Pragmatism, in Focus

Doris Olin - Philosophy - 1992 - 251 pages
...not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...sort of creature. If he had to live in a tub like Diogenes he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the sun. Now the idea...
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Cohesion and Dissent in America

Carol Colatrella, Joseph Alkana - Fiction - 1994 - 252 pages
...impossible not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind. . . is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...hand is a happy-golucky anarchistic sort of creature. (P. 123—25) James's imaginative and rhetorical debt to Emerson is evident. “Men resist the conclusion...
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Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics

Donald N. McCloskey, Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 1994 - 445 pages
...central planning of the intellectual marketplace. As James observed, "The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion: the phrase 'must be' is ever on its lips" (James 1907 [1949], p. 259). I sometimes wonder if philosophers realize how much they sound like a...
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Pragmatism: A Contemporary Reader

Russell B. Goodman - Philosophy - 1995 - 317 pages
...not to see a temperamental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...sort of creature. If he had to live in a tub like Diogenes he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the sun. Now the idea...
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Pragmatism and Other Writings

William James - Psychology - 2000 - 358 pages
...remainder of our hour. mental difference at work in the choice of sides. The rationalist mind, radically taken, is of a doctrinaire and authoritative complexion:...happy-go-lucky anarchistic sort of creature. If he had to live ma tub like Diogenes' 08 he wouldn't mind at all if the hoops were loose and the staves let in the...
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