What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

"What the Tortoise Said to Achilles, written by Lewis Carroll in 1895 for the philosophical journal Mind, is a brief allegorical dialogue on the foundations of logic."$ ACHILLES had overtaken the Tortoise, and had seated himself comfortably on its hack. "So you've got to the end of our race-course?" said the Tortoise. " Even though … Continue reading What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

What Does Pragmatism Mean by Practical

WHAT DOES PRAGMATISM MEAN BY PRACTICAL?' p By John Dewey PRAGMATISM, according to Mr. James, is a temper of mind, an attitude; it is also a theory of the nature of ideas and truth; and, finally, it is a theory about reality. It is pragmatism as method which is emphasized, I take it, in the … Continue reading What Does Pragmatism Mean by Practical

Emerson and Carlyle

Review: Emerson and Carlyle Reviewed Work(s): The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872 by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson Review by: Edwin P. Whipple Bacon says of private letters, that “such as are written from wise men, are, of all the words of men, in my judgment, the best; for they … Continue reading Emerson and Carlyle

NATIONALIZING EDUCATION By JOHN DEWEY

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