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The traditional disputes of philosophers are, for the most part, as unwarranted as they are unfruitful.
The criterion which we use to test the genuineness of apparent statements of fact is the criterion of verifyability. We say that a ...
There never comes a point where a theory can be said to be true. The most that one can claim for any theory is that it has shared ...
I am using it [the word 'perceive'] here in such a way that to say of an object that it is perceived does not entail saying that i ...
The ground for taking ignorance to be restrictive of freedom is that it causes people to make choices which they would not have ma ...
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it suppl ...
While moral rules may be propounded by authority the fact that these were so propounded would not validate them.
Liberalism is too often misconceived as a new set of dogmas taught by a newer and better set of priests called "liberals." Liberal ...
Probably the profoundest difference between human and animal needs is made by one piece of human awareness, one fact that is not p ...
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