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Quotation by William James
The subjectivist in morals, when his moral feelings are at war with the facts about him, is always free to seek harmony by toning down the sensitiveness of the feelings.
William James (1842–1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published in Princeton Review (1882). "The Sentiment of Rationality," repr. In Essays in Pragmatism, Hafner Publishing (1948).
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