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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...t all changes which may hazard a diminu- tion of the power, emolument, and consequence of the of- fices they hold under the State establishments; and ... ...f my next address. Publius. *The same idea, tracing the arguments to their consequences, is held out in several of the late publications against the n... ... reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, in its consequences, must prove one of the most important that ever engaged their ... ...the dictates of personal interest, but others, from a mistaken estimate of consequences, or the undue influence of former attachments, or whose am- bi... ...t to expect that they should regard our advancement in union, in power and consequence by land and by sea, with an eye of indifference and composure. ... ...of the States will be a majority of confederated America. But this kind of logical legerdemain will never counteract the plain suggestions of justice ...

...you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehending in its consequences nothing less than the existence of the union, the safety and welfare of the parts of which it is composed, the fate of an empire in many respects the most interesting in the world. It has been frequently remarked...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...- plish a change in their attitude and habits is too urgent to leave these consequences wholly out of account. Since our chief business with them is t... ...thing to which he is naturally inclined by arous- ing fear of disagreeable consequences if he persists. But 31 John Dewey he may be left in the posit... ...m has no means of foreseeing their outcome. If a person cannot foresee the consequences of his act, and is not capable of under- standing what he is t... ... some cases, it is well to permit him to experi- ment, and to discover the consequences for himself in order that he may act intelligently next time u... ...d with its first systematic exposition. 2 This conception is, of course, a logical correlate of the conceptions of the external relation of stimulus a... ...y stage short of attainment of this goal is merely an unfolding toward it. Logically the 61 John Dewey doctrine is only a variant of the preparation ... ...with rigid ad- herence to their past customs. On such a basis it is wholly logical to fear intercourse with others, for such contact might dissolve cu... ...upposed) except the acknowledgment of duty or the value of discipline. The logical result is expressed with literal truth in the words of an American ... ...nt is developed below in a discussion of what are termed psychological and logical methods respectively. See p. 219. 188 Democracy & Education Chapte...

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Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy

By: John Stuart Mill

...utility of the theory implied in these and similar phrases, was an obvious consequence from the speculations of writ- ers even anterior to Mr. Ricardo... ...nterior to that of cost of production, and from which this last flows as a consequence,—namely, the prin- ciple of demand and supply. In order to appl... ...e same as before. Or it may not diminish it at all, or so little, that, in consequence of the higher price, a greater money value will be purchased th... ...consumers of linen, who pay a higher price for that imported commodity, in consequence of the tax on our exports, which at the same time they, in cons... ...ual to what its price without the duty was at first, it is not a necessary consequence that the fall will stop; for the same amount of exportation as ... ...hat the definition of a science would occupy the same place in the chrono- logical which it commonly does in the didactic order. As a treatise on any ... ... definition of the science itself as should not be liable to well-grounded logical objections. From this remark, we cannot except the authors of eleme... ...itical Economy has remained des- titute of a definition framed on strictly logical principles, or even of, what is more easily to be had, a definition... ... one cause, a knowledge of the law of that cause would, unless there was a logical error in our reasoning, en- able us confidently to predict all the ...

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Utilitarianism

By: John Stuart Mill

... means, one would think, of ascertaining what is right or wrong, and not a consequence of having already ascertained it. The difficulty is not avoided... ...ls, almost grotesquely, to show that there would be any contradiction, any logical (not to say physical) im possibility, in the adoption by all ratio... ... the most outrageously immoral rules of conduct. All he shows is that the consequences of their universal adoption would be such as no one would choo... ...cureans to have been by any means faultless in drawing out their scheme of consequences from the utilitarian principle. T o do this in any sufficient ... ...ost grateful to the feelings, apart from its moral attributes and from its consequences, the judgment of those who are qualified by knowledge of both,... ...f things which people forbear to do, from moral considerations, though the consequences in the particular case might be beneficial—it would be unworth... ...eing a direct emanation from the first principle of morals, and not a mere logical corollary from secondary or derivative doctrines. It is involved in...

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...Fettercairn, one of the Bar ons of the Exchequer in Scotland, and was, in consequence, sent to the University of Edinburgh, at the expense of a fund ... ... expression on the other), and had re duced it to rules, grounded on the logical analysis of a sen tence. These rules he strongly impressed upon me... ...e as anyone that Christians do not, in general, undergo the de moralizing consequences which seem inherent in such a creed, in the manner or to the e... ...eory involving a contradiction in terms, prevents them from perceiving the logical conse quences of the theory. Such is the facility with which man ... ...other, and so few are those who draw from what they receive as truths, any consequences but those recom mended to them by their feelings, that multit... ... fact. This point in my early education had, however, incidentally one bad consequence deserving notice. In giving me an opinion contrary to that of t... ...er, my father put into my hands Condillac’s Traité des Sensations, and the logical and meta physical volumes of his Cours d’Etudes; the first (notwi... ...ervice to me, by compelling precision in conceiving and expressing psycho logical doctrines, whether accepted as truths or only regarded as the opini... ...a desire to promote the exercise of other mental faculties than the purely logical, he advised me to make my next exercise in composition one of the o...

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The Theory of the Leisure Class

By: Thorstein Veblen

...ot pervade our daily life to the extent or with the far-reaching practical consequences that are apparent at earlier stages of culture and belief. T o... ...y imputes an unfolding of activity directed to some end. It is this teleo- logical unfolding of activity that constitutes any object or phenomenon an ... ...rth, or honour, as applied either to persons or conduct, is of first- rate consequence in the development of classes and of class distinctions, and it... ...worthy or beautiful, or even a blameless, human life. In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilise... ...oductive employment, it would in any case have come in as one of the early consequences of ownership. And it is to be remarked that while the leisure ... ...ntly becomes impracticable to accumulate wealth by simple seizure, and, in logical consistency, acquisition by industry is equally impossible for high... ...e extent by other features of human nature, alien to it, any saving should logically be impossible for a population situated as the artisan and labori... ...ure — the preda- tory animus — which in point of generality and of psycho- logical content lies between the two just named. The effect of the latter i... ...od of serv- ing their end, It may be in place to recall the modern psycho- logical position. Beauty of form seems to be a question of fa- cility of ap...

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On Liberty

By: John Stuart Mill

... what things are fit to be done by a government. And it seems to me that, in consequence of this absence of rule or principle, one side is at present ... ... of our life to suit our own character; of doing as we like, subject to such consequences as may follow; without impediment from our fellow creatures,... ... any one’s persuasion may be, not only of the falsity, but of the pernicious consequences—not only of the pernicious conse quences, but (to adopt exp... ...he enemies of religious freedom, when hard pressed, occasionally accept this consequence, and say, with Dr. Johnson, that the persecutors of Christian... ...e internally renounced, cannot send forth the open, fearless characters, and logical, consistent in tellects who once adorned the thinking world. The... ...the part of heretics is no evil, should consider in the first place, that in consequence of it there is never any fair and thorough discussion of here... ...tion to slavery. What is called Christian, but should rather be termed theo logical, morality , was not the work of Christ or the Apostles, but is of...

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The Subjection of Women

By: John Stuart Mill

...ing a verdict. If they do extort a hearing, they are subjected to a set of logical requirements totally different from those ex acted from other peop... ...e formed by an union of persons not very unequal in strength, afforded, in consequence, the first instance of a portion of human relations fenced roun... ... rule of general con duct, any other being only a special and exceptional consequence of peculiar ties— and from how very re cent a date it is that ... ...o it in all ranks of the people, espe cially among persons of station and consequence. Such is the power of an established system, even when far from... ...ts of mankind, depending on what an enlightened estimate of tendencies and consequences may show to be most advantageous to humanity in general, witho... ...fficulty than others have in obtaining their services. To this there is no logical answer except”I will not”: and as people are now not only ashamed, ... ...ter, and a master too of all their earthly possessions. And truly, if this consequence were necessarily incident to marriage, I think that the apprehe...

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Getting Married and Preface to Getting Married

By: George Bernard Shaw

... it depends solely on the proportion of the sexes in the population. If in consequence of a great war three-quarters of the men in this country were k... ...premium on want of self-respect in certain very important matters; and the consequence is that we are very badly gov- erned and are, on the whole, an ... ... instincts put together. The process may be pleasant and romantic; but the consequences are not. It would be far better for everyone, as well as far h... ...ot. By all means let it be the subject of contracts with society as to its consequences; but to make marriage an open trade in it as at present, with ... ...enslaved by one another. 38 Shaw THE ECONOMIC SLAVERY OF WOMEN One of the consequences of basing marriage on the consid- erations stated with cold ab... ...sonably be made the last, or wholly excluded. The present law is perfectly logical only if you once admit (as no decent person ever does) its fundamen...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...le and reunitable substance, some finer chemical salt, or curious piece of logical joinery,—began to lose its immaterial, myste- rious, divine though ... ...interest: on the other hand, a certain rage for rhyme and versification, a consequence of reading the prevalent German poets, took complete possession... ...h other. These maladies, and other unpleasant interruptions, were in their consequences doubly grievous; for my father, who seemed to have laid down f... ...uch vain-glorious beginnings could not have gone on without producing evil consequences for myself in the end. Considering this impulse more closely, ... ... above as our neighbors, had not been remark- able during his lifetime, in consequence of his recluse habits, but became the more remarkable after his... ...earing away the external covering. This was done; but I became no wiser in consequence, as the naked iron taught me nothing further. This also I took ... ...e moments alone. Another circumstance increased my tendency to these theo- logical, or, rather, biblical, studies. The senior of the ministry, John Ph...

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: John Locke

...re, there was one alteration which it was neces- sary to mention, because it ran through the whole book, and is of consequence to be rightly understoo... ...d to at first hearing, as that “one and two are equal to three,” that “green is not red,” &c., are received as the consequences of those more universa... ...ot but be known before? Or doth the proposing them print them clearer in the mind than nature did? If so, then the consequence will be, that a man kno... ...because it carries something more of positive in it than impenetrability; which is negative, and is perhaps more a consequence of solidity, than solid... ...o take notice, that this is one of the operations that the mind may reflect on and observe in itself It is of that consequence to its other knowledge,... ... mode of the organs of speech. 12. This art has perplexed religion and justice. Nor hath this mischief stopped in logical niceties, or curious empty ...

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The Analysis of Mind

By: Bertrand Russell

...ial. Their world consists of “events,” from which “matter” is derived by a logical construction. Whoever reads, for example, Professor Eddington’s “Sp... ...what Meinong calls the act in thinking is not empirically discoverable, or logically de- ducible from what we can observe. The next point of criticism... ...ain es- sential relation to the past event which it remembers. There is no logical objection to this theory, but there is the objection, which we spok... ...f the hysteric or lunatic can be made to face the facts about himself. The consequence of this is that the treatment of many forms of insanity has gro... ...m conscious- ness), hence we try to explain censorship along ordinary bio- logical lines. We believe that one group of habits can ‘down’ another group... ... acting with- out foresight in a manner which is usually advantageous bio- logically. It is partly for this reason that it is so important to understa... ... out, very truly, that the same stimulus, repeated, does not have the same consequences, and he argues that this is contrary to the maxim, “same cause... ... single observer. It changed after the publication of his “Psychology,” in consequence of his abandoning the dualism of thought and things. Dunlap sum... ...ittle help: it is necessary to construct hypotheses and test them by their consequences, just as we do in physical science. Introspection, therefore, ...

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Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity

By: George Bernard Shaw

...al times, and that modern theologians, far from discrediting it, have very logically affirmed the miraculous conception not only of Jesus but of his m... ...o condemnation as an impostor among people whose good opinion was of great consequence to the movement started by his mission. But the deepest annoyan... ...d on the eating of his body (losing all his disciples except the twelve in consequence); says many apparently contradictory and nonsensical things to ... ...they are smitten with the degeneracy which seems to be the inevitable bio- logical penalty of complete parasitism, and corrupt culture and statecraft ... ...n of moral malingerers who can be made to behave themselves by the fear of consequences; but it is not worth while maintaining an abominable system of... ...ristianity is, and owes its enormous vogue to being, a premium on sin. Its consequences have had to be held in check by the worldlywise majority throu... ...nal charm of Jesus, and exists only for untrained minds. In the hands of a logical Frenchman like Calvin, push- ing it to its utmost conclusions, and ... ...y of thirty-five per cent, which is fairly conclu- sive. And, being a more logical people than we, they have officially abandoned Christianity and dec...

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The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

... of this tale points out how the hero Ivan might have avoided the terrible consequences of a quarrel with his neighbor (which grew out of nothing) if ... ...moral to which we all might profitably give heed. He illustrates the awful consequences of intemperance, and concludes that only kind treatment can re... ... from the fact that my father and my mother did not deceive each other. In consequence of this, I had built from childhood a dream of high and poetica... ...pating debauchery, but in favoring it, by assuring the harmlessness of the consequences. Besides, it is not a question of that. It is a question of th... ...lt of activity. The object of activ- ity cannot consist in suppressing its consequences. The object of Man, as of Humanity, is happiness, and, to atta... ...r than marriage, evidently the human race will come to an end. But, if the logical conclusion of the argument is that the human race will become extin...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Two

By: Edgar Allan Poe

... reason which is cultivated in any especial form other than the abstractly logical. I dispute, in particular, the reason educed by math- ematical stud... ...g the stigma, it covers it with pollen sufficient for its impregnation, in consequence of which the flower soon begins to droop, and the hairs to shri... ...ve forgotten the explanation—how what I observed was, in fact, the natural consequence of the forms of the float- ing fragments—and showed me how it h... ...ounted to conviction. With it my reason had nothing to do. All attempts at logical inquiry resulted, indeed, in leaving me more sceptical than before.... ...aced in my hands. I read it with profound attention. Throughout I found it logical, but the portions which were not merely logical were unhappily the ... ...sity — the last in especial, from the immensely important character of its consequences. In looking around me for some subject by whose means I might ... ...skers, in violent contrast to the black- ness of his hair — the latter, in consequence, being very gen- erally mistaken for a wig. His temperament was... ...will reduce my phantasm to the common-place—some intellect more calm, more logical, and far less excitable than my own, which will perceive, in the ci... ..., all metaphysicianism have been con- cocted a priori. The intellectual or logical man, rather than the understanding or observant man, set himself to...

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The Forged Coupon, And Other Stories and Dramas

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

..., dancing, and carousing; but his irresponsible gaiety and heedlessness of consequences balanced by a fatalistic courage and endurance in the face of ... ...e but in evitable, and his renunciation of personal property the strictly logical outcome of his conclusions. The parti tion of his estates between ... ...tionalisation there explained pro vided Tolstoy with well thought out and logical reasons for a policy that was already more than sympathetic to him.... ...u. But when it is you who lose fifty four roubles at cards – that is of no consequence in your eyes.” “That is a different matter.” Leo Tolstoy 42 “... ...e in such a way. You forget what is due to my cloth.” “Your cloth is of no consequence to me.” “Your perversity in matters of religion is known to eve... ...ll the horse stealing; but nobody would give him away, being afraid of the consequences. Whenever suspicion fell on him, he managed to clear his chara... ...and some of these people began to grasp the meaning of the Gospels, and in consequence gave up smoking, drinking, swearing, and using bad language and...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Three

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...he wound in my neck, although of an ugly appearance, proved of little real consequence, and I soon recovered from its effects. The Penguin got into po... ...g the crew, and both our lives would most probably have been sacrificed in consequence. Having concluded to write, the difficulty was now to pro- cure... ... confirmed. The brig was rolling violently, and there was so much noise in consequence, that it was useless to listen for any weak sound, such as thos... ...d of screwing 50 Poe in Five V olumes has resulted in the most lamentable consequences, arising from a cause altogether distinct from the danger atte... ...n every fifteen or twenty minutes upon an average, yet without any serious consequences resulting, provided there be a proper stowage. If this, how- e... ...bit of quoting, with a very droll pro- nunciation, as the ne plus ultra of logical wit. Thus my own inkling for the Muses had excited his entire displ...

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An Enemy of the People

By: Henrik Ibsen

...ockmann. The water supply for the Baths is now an established fact, and in consequence must be treated as such. But probably the Committee, at its dis... ...x- traordinarily independent man, Thomas. Have you given no thought to the consequences this may have for your- self? Dr. Stockmann. Consequences?—for... ...He no longer dares to think independently, or to pursue his ideas to their logical conclusion; so, he turns the whole theory upside down and proclaims...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

..., all that was not quite good was rejected. And this was not the result of logical reasoning but was a direct and mysterious reflection. CHAPTER XI TW... ...mother’s language, “Prince Alexander Golitsyn has founded a society and in consequence has great influence, they say.” “Arakcheev and Golitsyn,” incau... ... sign of something being wrong be- tween them if Pierre followed a line of logical reasoning. When he began proving anything, or talking argumentative... ... me in time cannot seem to me as free as the life of a con- temporary, the consequences of which are still unknown to me. The degree of our conception... ...n an action 99 Tolstoy still more remote, ten years ago or more, then the consequences of my action are still plainer to me and I find it hard to ima... ...overnment was estab- lished or certain migrations of peoples took place in consequence of such and such geographic, ethnographic, or economic condi- t...

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Selected Writings

By: Guy de Maupassant

...hich are most strongly evident in the art of De Maupassant. We now see the consequences which were inevitable by reason of them, endowed as Maupassant... ...e exact still because the half-civilized person is often impulsive and, in consequence, the physical easily predominates. There, as elsewhere, the deg... ...angerous pessimism that pervades some of his later work. This was partly a consequence of his honesty and partly of mental despair. He never accepted ... ...ection of proper names, or of verbs, or of numbers, or merely of dates, in consequence of an accident. The localization of all the avenues of thought ... ...ng, delicate hands of a sensual prelate—and exclaimed: “That is absolutely logical, and I should like to be in their place.” 201 Selected Writings TH... ... illness was, and were told that she had been in bed for fifteen years, in consequence of terrible grief. No doubt they did not believe it, and though... ... * “It would be useless to enter into all the psycho- 220 De Maupassant logical details which marked the course of my pas- sion for the Countess, a...

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