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A Public Appeal For Redress To The Corporation And Overseers

Auhtor: Francis Ellingwood Abbott

Language: english
Published: 1891

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... that, in making this attack, he spoke, and had a right to speak, with all the prestige and authority of Harvard University itself,-I should not ...
... artful misdescription of my work. It would be inopportune and discourteous to weary you with philosophical discussions. I exposed the amazing absurdity ...
... by misdescribing my philosophy as essentially idealistic when it openly and constantly and emphatically avows itself to be essentially realistic, ...
... books, but to my unpublished system of philosophy. How does he know anything about it. I certainly have never shown him my unpublished manuscript, ...
... It is clear that forbearance must have somewhere its limit. The commands of self-respect and of civic conscience, the duty which every citizen owes ...
... appointed essor by you for any such unseemly purpose. To arrogate to himself a senseless essional superiority over all non-essional authors, to ...
... of the contradictoriness of these two uses of the word. Yet, in order to found a malicious charge of plagiarism, Dr. Royce has the hardihood ...
... and thereby to hold me up to universal contempt and derision. He has done this, by the very terms of his accusation, absolutely and confessedly without ...
... supposition that the facts were true. If the facts as a comment upon which the publication is sought to be excused do not exist, the foundation fails. ...
... omitting all reference to the contrast there and everywhere made between realism and idealism, honestly tell that public, without any further information ...
... essor's chair. But, gentlemen, the gravest aspect of Dr. Royce's ostensible review remains still to be considered. Is libel-vulgar, violent, and brutal ...
... graduates from the philosophical courses, go out year after year disbelieving totally in the possibility of arriving at any fundamental truth whatever, ...
... American members, would, as he himself expressly and frankly informed me in answer to a direct question, obey implicitly the directions of Dr. Adler. ...
... of right to yield to it, as he weakly did, thereby violating his own undeniable obligation, as editor-in-chief, to do his utmost to repair the wrong ...
... most inequitably postponed to the July number, primarily at Dr. Royce's instigation. But I now found that I was to be refused the freedom necessary to ...
... Dr. Royce was not the responsible editor of the Journal of Ethics, and had no power to dictate any conditions of publication whatever. That a libeller ...
... in the next number of the International Journal of Ethics without note or comment. In his answer of June 24, Mr. Warner informed me that Dr. ...
... hold. What I complain of is a misstatement of fact, demonstrated to be such, which I believe to have had its origin in a spirit of malicious detraction, ...
... and not till I had failed to obtain from Dr. Royce himself a retraction of this libel, did I find myself reduced to the alternatives of either acquiescing ...
... Fierro is a poet, literary critic, essayist and university professor. She received a Doctorate in Literature from the Pontifical Catholic University ...