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'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
Plato's Symposium shows that flirtation and philosophy can further one another.
Byron's revealing line, "And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep," suggests that the comic sense is parasitic ...
By "object" is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
It is commonplace that a problem stated is well on its way to solution, for statement of the nature of a problem signifies that th ...
Language fails not because thought fails, but because no verbal symbols can do justice to the fullness and richness of thought. If ...
The only thing that is unqualifiedly given is the total pervasive quality; and the objection to calling it "given" is that the wor ...
It is merely a linguistic peculiarity, not a logical fact, that we say "that is red" instead of "that reddens," either in the sens ...
If we can get that realistic feminine morality working for us, if we can trust ourselves and so let women think and feel that an u ...
... the novelist is bound by the reasonable possibilities, not the probabilities, of his culture.
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