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" The preamble of thought, the transition through which it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. "
Retrospect of Western Travel - Page 206
by Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 178 pages
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Pragmatism: A Contemporary Reader

Russell B. Goodman - 1995 - 332 pages
...••-. •••• •.' ' . .: '. :'. •.•>'•. V.. i role of action in scholarship or thought: "The preamble of thought, the transition; : through...conscious, is action. Only so much ' ., ' .;:.';.''.-'. do 1 know, as 1 have lived." The emphasis on "results" or "consequences," on the and the future, is characteristic...
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A Preface to Theology

W. Clark Gilpin - 1996 - 211 pages
...in the book but in the world, and the scholar drew vital energy from action in the world, which was "the preamble of thought, the transition through which...it passes from the unconscious to the conscious." The world was the "shadow of the soul," and active encounter with the world rejuvenated the soul, providing...
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The Emerson Museum: Practical Romanticism and the Pursuit of the Whole

Lee Rust Brown - 1997 - 314 pages
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The Fateful Discourse of Worldly Things

David Halliburton - 1997 - 428 pages
...the primacy of action and the development of thought from action, rather than the other way around: "The preamble of thought, the transition through which...from the unconscious to the conscious, is action." 4 My study happens to emerge during a pragmatist revival of sorts.5 But it also happens that it does...
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美囯文化与文学选集

潘绍中 - 1998 - 733 pages
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 562 pages
...said: "Action is with the scholar subordinate, but it is essential. Without it, he is not yet man . . . The preamble of thought, the transition through which...from the unconscious to the conscious, is action." Yet in the late 1830s Emerson shed obligations faster than he acquired them. In the spring of 1838...
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American Literature, American Culture

Gordon Hutner, Professor of American Literature Gordon Hutner - 1999 - 612 pages
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Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling

James W. Sire - 2000 - 263 pages
...Man Thinking are to be put in action: Without it [action], thought can never ripen into truth. . . . Inaction is cowardice, but there can be no scholar...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not.19 And again: "The mind now thinks,...
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Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy: Essential Readings and ...

John J. Stuhr - 2000 - 707 pages
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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - 2001 - 376 pages
...is essential. Without it, he is not yet man. Without it, thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world — this shadow of the...
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