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I suppose necessity's training in the wilds must produce the same result in man and beast; and from that fact, faddists of the various "osophies" and "ologies" may draw what conclusions they please; but I affirm that no panther could creep on its prey with more stealth, caution and cunning than the trapper and Indian on the enemy's camp.
Hence, instead of trying to find a general definition to cover the conflicting beliefs and widely divergent interests of all pragmatistic phil - osophies, the historian of ideas will find it more in - structive to trace various components of the various doctrines historically held by pragmatists.
The 'ologies and' osophies, the big causes, cultures, and cants are not so sweet to my taste as
'osophies simply bewildered her; ritual left her cold, psychology troubled her but little, save only in its practical application to the lives of those she loved.