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Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce



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12/10/2018 Elements Letters to Francis C. Russell
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Some Wit, Wisdom & Bewilderment

An idealist need not deny the reality of the external world, any more than Berkeley did. For the reality of the external world means nothing except that real experience of duality. Still, many of them do deny it -- or think they do. Very well; an idealist of that stamp is lounging down Regent Street, thinking of the utter nonsense of the opinion of Reid, and especially of the foolish probatio ambulandi, when some drunken fellow who is staggering up the street unexpectedly lets fly his fist and knocks him in the eye. What has become of his philosophical reflections now?
Reason's Rules, c. 1902-03