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A Public Appeal For Redress

Auhtor: Francis Ellingwood Abbot

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Excerpts from the Book 'A Public Appeal For Redress':


... he has twice tried, but twice signally failed, to meet in an intellectual way. If the public at large should have reason to believe that conduct ...
... of absolute idealism or pure thought (reines Denken), that is, of thought absolutely independent of experience, while mine is a theory of scientific ...
... or antiquated. What personal pretension, even of the mildest sort, can be conceived to lurk in these innocent words? I did not say that I have ...
... to characterize them as extravagant, when, for all he knows, they might (if made) fall far short of the truth. Whether in this case the evidence ...
... Notices of 'Scientific Theism,' printed as a publishers' advertisement of my former book at the end of the book which lay before him. These Press ...
... of his own superiors, the Corporation and Overseers of his own University and the singular impropriety (to use no stronger word) of his professional ...
... Now Hegel's whole theory may be false but what is certain is that Dr. Abbot, who has all his life been working in an atmosphere where Hegelian ideas ...
... in presence of the unattainable ideal of either moral or intellectual perfection, a speechless reverence in the presence of either infinite goodness ...
... he travels into collateral matter, when he alludes at all to my unpublished manuscript he introduces facts not stated in the work, accompanied ...
... shall sanction, as Harvard's official verdict on my work? Or is it the libellous and vulgar abuse which your speech shall rebuke, as shaming Harvard ...
... I have done my best to point out its possibilities to other earnest searchers after truth. Not until this new field has been faithfully examined ...
... fundamental truth whatever, even in ethics. Several years ago, the then President of the Harvard Philosophical Club said in my hearing that he ...
... upon me to state the details of these proceedings with some minuteness, and I now proceed to unfold the extraordinary tale. VII. Dr. Royce ...
... reference to book-criticisms alone, turned my article over to Dr. Royce as one on theoretical ethics, and permitted him to attach to it a rejoinder ...
... unspeakable document, apparently without a suspicion that it pricked the bubble of his previous iridescent pledge to ask no mercy:- ...
... Memorandum. That Memorandum tells the whole story. On the failure of Dr. Royce's very injudicious attempt at dictation, Dr. Adler found ...
... I will leave Dr. Royce to make his own answer after he has seen it. I will say, however, for my own part, that, while he has always been ready to ...
... of 'self-respect'? Certainly not, for you are an honorable gentleman. Be this as it may, I warn you not to persist in considering that Card as other ...
... of the evidence that John Wilkes Booth was the assassin. Here the correspondence closed. My apology for inflicting it upon you, gentlemen, must ...
... Asking neither less nor more than justice, and believing that you will recognize justice as Harvard's highest law, I have the honor to ...