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|Bohr, Niels Truth alone wounds. - Bonaparte, Napoleon Losing an illusion makes |
you wiser than finding a truth. - Borne, Ludwig Eclecticism. Every truth is so true
that any truth must be false. - Bradley, Francis H. It's essential to tell the truth at ...
|Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false. The deadliest foe to |
virtue would be complete self-knowledge. “Adam knew Eve his wife and she
conceived.” It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which ...
|It confuses an act of aesthetic revulsion with moral reform. Bradley's oracle on |
eclecticism seems at first to produce more perverse nonsense than prophetic
sense. 'Every truth is so true that any truth must be false' (1930, aphorism 6).
|We must not have two grades of truth in social, as there is in civil intercourse ; we |
must not (it seems to us a misfortune that we ... But so far as it becomes an
assumption that the assertions of ordinary, respectable people are habitually true
, it is a ... we must suppose the ordinary intercourse of respectable mankind is
truthful, and then we are obliged to allow that all ... The ordinary standard justifies
an answer conveying a false impression when the inquirer has no right to 338
|The marvel with us should be, not that the ancient Hebrew histories bear so small |
a resemblance in chronological ... false dates, or false relations of cause and
effect, but where the order of occurrences was of no moral or religious
significance, ... It does not follow that where there is inspiration at all, it must be
inspiration in regard to all truth. ... The inspiration of the Old Testament Scriptures
was as real as the inspiration of the New Testament, though its purpose was not
to present truth ...
|Coming down the line, as knowledge increased, theory and practice, of course, |
must change to correspond with the new ... Well, are not these new things in
physiology true? ... data, and no matter how irrefragable your particle of truth may
be, your generalization may be entirely false. ... So let no one be afraid of the
truth, and least of all an Eclectic, he whose mind is supposed to be always open
to the ...
|But he welcomes every man and every system that offers any show of truth, and |
makes that truth at once his own. ... or as nearly so as possible; he must be
humble, patient, ready to learn, not hampered by any false traditions, or
cumbrous system that would be to ... But perhaps I mistake the true meaning of
the word Eclectic.
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|If true in one sense and false in another, your business is to distinguish, and |
define in what sense it is true and in what it is false, and then to aliirm it in the
former sense, and deny it in the latter. In the sense it is false, or as a false
doctrine, no great truth underlies it, for it is a perversion or denial, of the truth. Let
us have no eclectic or syncretic twaddle on the subject. ... That is, we must have
fallen into the error opposed to the pantheistic error, or we could not have so
easily thrown the ...
|Eclecticism approves of every thing, the true and the false, the good and the bad ; |
3. ... once philosophical and historical I* Every body knows that he professed
eclecticism and defended it. As a method, do you say ? Be it so ... as all sects,
have their part of truth, as well as their part of error; for the human mind cannot
embrace pure, unmixed error any more than ... It must be the same with the