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“But the avoidance of self-contradiction makes great demands upon us; Hegel and Bradley imagined that we could know the nature of the universe by means of this principle alone. In this they were pretty certainly mistaken, but nevertheless a great deal of our ‘knowledge’ depends upon this principle to a greater or lesser extent.”

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on June 18, 2011

An Outline of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell

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The subtlety with which connoisseurs can distinguish among wines and cigars is the despair of youths who wish to become men of the world.

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