The Ways of Knowing: Or, the Methods of Philosophy

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INDEX
Absolute--
mind, 68
Idealism, 135, 287, 335, 371 f.
nature of reality, 176
truth, 243
self, 286 ff.
Ego, 288, 376
or world self, 302
experience as criterion of truth, 312
of Idealism, 333
evidence of, 334
whole, 345
nature of the, 348 f.
existence of the, 350 ff.
experience, 403
Absolutes, plurality of possible, 363
Abstract--
reasoning, 34
names, 70
ideas, 71
essence, 72
and concrete, 219
Abstraction--
process of, 75
propositions derived through, 86
Achilles, 178, 281
Acquaintance as knowledge, 187
Action, belief implied by, 232
Actual objects of experience, 297
Actuality presupposes possibility, 107
Actualized truth and error, 394
Adams, G. P., see Bryce, 317ff.
Adhesion, argument from, 277
Æsthetic preference, basis of, 226
Affirmative false propositions, 343
Aikins, H. A., 99
Alexander, S., see Partridge, 317 ff.
Algebra of logic, 104 note, 221
Analytic judgments, 90
Anarchy m ethics and logic, 161
Ancestors young in wisdom, 44
Angell, J. R., 134
Anselm, St., 117, 118
Antecession, argument from, 277
Anthropomorphism, medieval, 254
Anticipation attacked by sceptics, 195
Anti-intellectualism--
attitude of, 169, 171, 172
of pragmatism and authoritarianism, 212
Antinomies--
example of, 175
of Kant, 176
argument from, 280
A posteriori judgment, nature of, 92
Appearance--
knowledge of, 186
and reality, 188
definition of, 188
change as, 217
physically interpreted, 243
false, 251
A priori--
judgment, nature of, 91 f.
reasoning, abuse of, 229
knowledge, 275
certainty, 278
validity of mathematics, 279
A priority, argument from, 278
Aristotelian--
logic, 83
metaphysics, 84 f.
syllogism interpreted, 94
conception of nature, 254
Aristotle, 108, 178
Armstrong, A. C., see Bryce, 317 ff.
Asceticism as ethical pessimism, 61
Associative law of addition, 91
Assumption--
underlying knowledge, 181
underlying idealism, 238
of extra-experiential causes, 257
underlying all subjectivism, 290
Atomic theory, 141, 145
Augustine, St., 214
Authoritarianism--
as logical method, 34, 39
weakness of, 39
and Golden Age, 45
combined with mysticism, 46, 211 f.
combined with scepticism, 46, 213
combined with pragmatism, 47, 212
and indirect relation to truth, 47
and laziness, 48
still supreme in ethics, 50
and rationalism, 212
and empiricism, 212
and the first domain of knowledge, 225
Authorities--
conflict of, 40
reliability of, through prestige 41
reliability of, through number of followers, 42
reliability, of, through age, 43
as secondary source, 49
Average frequencies, 200 f.
Axioms--
which are not complex-analytic, 91
three views on, 93 f.
accepted, 95

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