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But in all the respects mentioned freedom of outward action is a means to
freedom of judgment and of power to carry deliberately chosen ends into
execution. The amount of external freedom which is needed varies from
individual to individual ...
Overemphasis upon activity as an end, instead of upon intelligent activity, leads
to identification of freedom with immediate execution of impulses and desires.
This identification is justified by a confusion of impulse with purpose; although, ...
No matter how strong his desire, it cannot be directly executed. The man must
form an idea of what kind of ... He must consider the relation of his funds and
available credit to the execution of the plan. He has to investigate available sites,
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THE NEED OF A THEORY OF
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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