The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy/Index


INDEX.

Absolutism, 12, 30.
Abstract conceptions, 219.
Action, as a measure of belief, 3, 29-30.
Actual world narrower than ideal, 202.
Agnosticism, 54, 81, 126.
Allen, G., 231, 235, 256.
Alps, leap in the, 59, 96.
Alternatives, 156, 161, 202, 269.
Ambiguity of choice, 156; of being, 292
Anæsthetic revelation, 294.
A priori truths, 268.
Apparitions, 311.
Aristotle, 249.
Associationism, in Ethics, 186.
Atheist and acorn, 160.
Authorities in Ethics, 204;
versus champions, 207.
Axioms, 268.

Bagehot, 232.
Bain, 71, 91.
Balfour, 9.
Being, its character, 142; in Hegel, 281.
Belief, 59. See 'Faith.'
Bellamy, 188.
Bismarck, 228.
Block-universe, 292.
Blood, B. P., vi, 294.
Brockton murderer, 160, 177.
Bunsen, 203, 274.

Calvinism, 45.
Carlyle, 42, 44, 45, 73, 87, 173.
'Casuistic question' in Ethics, 198.
Causality, 147.
Causation, Hume's doctrine of, 278.
Census of hallucinations, 312.
Certitude, 13, 30.
Chance, 149, 153-9, 178-180.
Choice, 156.
Christianity, 5, 14.
Cicero, 92.
City of dreadful night, 35.
Clark, X., 50.
Classifications, 67.
Clifford, 6, 7, 10, 14, 19, 21, 92, 230.
Clive, 228.
Clough, 6.
Common-sense, 270.
Conceptual order of world, 118.
Conscience, 186-8.
Contradiction, as used by Hegel, 275-277.
Contradictions of philosophers, 16.
Crillon, 62.
Criterion of truth, 15, 16; in Ethics, 205.
Crude order of experience, 118.
Crystal vision, 314.
Cycles in Nature, 220, 223-4.

Darwin, 221, 223, 226, 320.
Data, 271.
Davey, 313.
Demands, as creators of value, 201.
'Determination is negation,' 286-290.
Determinism, 150; the Dilemma of, 145-183; 163, 166; hard and soft, 149.
Dogs, 57.
Dogmatism, 12.
Doubt, 54, 109.
Dupery, 27.

Easy-going mood, 211, 213.
Elephant, 282.
Emerson, 23, 175.
Empiricism, i., 12, 14, 17, 278.
England, 228.
Environment, its relation to great men, 223, 226; to great thoughts, 250.
Error, 163; duty of avoiding, 18.
Essence of good and bad, 200-1.
Ethical ideals, 200.
Ethical philosophy, 208, 210, 216.
Ethical standards, 205 ; diversity of, 200.
Ethics, its three questions, 185.
Evidence, objective, 13, 15, 16.
Evil, 46, 49, 161, 190.
Evolution, social, 232, 237; mental, 245.
Evolutionism, its test of right, 98-100.
Expectancy, 77-80.
Experience, crude, versus rationalized, 118; tests our faiths, 105.

Facts, 271.
Faith, that truth exists, 9, 23; in our fellows, 24-5; school boys' definition of, 29; a remedy for pessimism, 60, 101; religious, 56; defined, 90; defended against 'scientific' objections, viii-xi, 91-4; may create its own verification, 59, 96-103.
Familiarity confers rationality, 76.
Fatalism, 88.
Fiske, 255, 260.
Fitzgerald, 160.
Freedom, 103, 271.
Free-will, 103, 145, 157.

Galton, 242.
Geniuses, 226, 229.
Ghosts, 315.
Gnosticism, 138-140, 165, 169.
God, 61, 68; of Nature, 43; the most adequate object for our mind, 116, 122; our relations to him, 134-6; his providence, 182; his demands create obligation, 193; his function in Ethics, 212-215.
Goethe, 111.
Good, 168, 200, 201.
Goodness, 190.
Great-man theory of history, 232.
Great men and their environment, 216-254.
Green, 206.
Gryzanowski, 240.
Gurney, 306, 307, 311.
Guthrie, 309.
Guyau, 188.

Hallucinations, Census of, 312.
Happiness, 33.
Harris, 282.
Hegel, 72, 263; his excessive claims, 272; his use of negation, 273, 290; of contradiction, 274, 276; on being, 281; on otherness, 283; on infinity, 284; on identity, 285; on determination, 289; his ontological emotion, 297.
Hegelisms, on some, 263-298.
Heine, 203.
Helmholtz, 85, 91.
Henry IV., 62.
Herbart, 280.
Hero-worship, 261.
Hinton, C. H., 15.
Hinton, J., 101.
Hodgson, R., 308.
Hodgson, S. H., 10.
Honor, 50.
Hugo, 213.
Human mind, its habit of abstracting, 219.
Hume on causation, 278.
Huxley, 6, 10, 92.
Hypnotism, 302, 309.
Hypotheses, live or dead, 2; their verification, 105; of genius, 249.

Ideals, 200; their conflict, 202.
Idealism, 89, 291.
Identity, 285.
Imperatives, 211.
Importance of individuals, the, 255-262; of things, its ground, 257.
Indeterminism, 150.
Individual differences, 259.
Individuals, the importance of, 255-262.
Infinite, 284.
Intuitionism, in Ethics, 186, 189.

Jevons, 249.
Judgments of regret, 159.

Knowing, 12.
Knowledge, 85.

Leap on precipice, 59, 96.
Leibnitz, 43.
Life, is it worth living, 32-62.

Maggots, 176-7.
Mahdi, the, 2, 6.
Mallock, 32, 183.
Marcus Aurelius, 41.
Materialism, 126.
'Maybes,' 59.
Measure of good, 205.
Mediumship, physical, 313, 314.
Melancholy, 34, 39, 42.
Mental evolution, 246; structure, 114, 117.
Mill, 234.
Mind, its triadic structure, 114, 117; its evolution, 246; its three departments, 114, 122, 127-8.
Monism, 279.
Moods, the strenuous and the easy, 211, 213.
Moralists, objective and subjective, 103-108.
Moral judgments, their origin, 186-8; obligation, 192-7; order, 193; philosophy, 184-5.
Moral philosopher and the moral life, the, 184-215.
Murder, 178.
Murderer, 160, 177.
Myers, 308, 315, 320.
Mystical phenomena, 300.
Mysticism, 74.

Naked, the, 281.
Natural theology, 40-4.
Nature, 20, 41-4, 56.
Negation, as used by Hegel, 273.
Newman, 10.
Nitrous oxide, 294.
Nonentity, 72.

Objective evidence, 13, 15, 16.
Obligation, 192-7.
Occult phenomena, 300; examples of, 323.
Omar Khayam, 160.
Optimism, 60, 102, 163.
Options offered to belief, 3, 11, 27.
Origin of moral judgments, 186-8.
'Other,' in Hegel, 283.

Parsimony, law of, 132.
Partaking, 268, 270, 275, 291.
Pascal's wager, 5, 11.
Personality, 324, 327.
Pessimism, 39, 40, 47, 60, 100, 101, 161, 167.
Philosophy, 65; depends on personal demands, 93; makes world unreal, 39; seeks unification, 67-70; the ultimate, 110; its contradictions, 16.
Physiology, its prestige, 112.
Piper, Mrs., 314, 319.
Plato, 268.
Pluralism, vi, 151, 178, 192, 264, 267.
Positivism, 54, 108.
Postulates, 91-2.
Possibilities, 151, 181-2, 292, 294.
Powers, our powers as congruous with the world, 86.
Providence, 180.
Psychical research, what it has accomplished, 299-327; Society for, 303, 305, 325.
Pugnacity, 49, 51.

Questions, three, in Ethics, 185.

Rationalism, 12, 30.
Rationality, the sentiment of, 63-110; limits of theoretic, 65-74; mystical, 74; practical, 82-4; postulates of, 152.
Rational order of world, 118, 125, 147.
Reflex action and theism, 111-144.
Reflex action defined, 113; it refutes gnosticism, 140-1.
Regret, judgments of, 159.
Religion, natural, 52; of humanity, 198.
Religious hypothesis, 25, 28, 51.
Religious minds, 40.
Renan, 170, 172.
Renouvier, 143.
Risks of belief or disbelief, ix, 26; rules for minimizing, 94.
Romantic view of world, 324.
Romanticism, 172-3.
Rousseau, 4, 33, 87.
Ruskin, 37.

Salter, 62.
Scepticism, 12, 23, 109.
Scholasticism, 13.
Schopenhauer, 72, 169.
Science, 10, 21; its recency, 52-4; due to peculiar desire, 129-132, 147; its disbelief of the occult, 317-320; its negation of personality, 324-6; cannot decide question of determinism, 152.
Science of Ethics, 208-210.
Selection of great men, 226.
Sentiment of rationality, 63.
Seriousness, 86.
Shakespeare, 32, 235.
Sidgwick, 303, 307.
Sigwart, 120, 148.
Society for psychical research, 303; its 'Proceedings,' 305, 325.
Sociology, 259.
Solitude, moral, 191.
Space, 265.
Spencer, 168, 218, 232-235, 246, 251, 260.
Stephen, L., 1.
Stephen, Sir J., i, 30, 212.
Stoics, 274.
Strenuous mood, 211, 213.
Subjectivism, 165, 170.
'Subliminal self,' 315, 321.
Substance, 80.
Suicide, 38, 50, 60.
System in philosophy, 13, 185, 199.

Telepathy, 10, 309.
Theism, and reflex action, 111-144.
Theism, 127, 134-6; see 'God.'
Theology, natural, 41; Calvinistic, 45.
Theoretic faculty, 128.
Thought-transference, 309.
Thomson, 35-7, 45, 46.
Toleration, 30.
Tolstoi, 188.
'Totality,' the principle of, 277.
Triadlc structure of mind, 123.
Truth, criteria of, 15; and error, 18; moral, 190-1.

Unitarians, 126, 133.
Unknowable, the, 68, 81.
Universe = M + x, 101; its rationality, 125, 137.
Unseen world, 51, 54, 56, 61.
Utopias, 168.

Value, judgments of, 103.
Variations, in heredity, etc., 225, 249.
Vaudois, 48.
Veddah, 258.
Verification of theories, 95, 105-8.
Vivisection, 58.

Waldenses, 47-9.
Wallace, 239, 304.
Whitman, 33, 64, 74.
Wordsworth, 60.
World, its ambiguity, 76; the invisible, 51, 54, 56; two orders of, 118.
Worth, judgments of, 103.
Wright, 52.

X., Miss, 314.

Zola, 172.
Zöllner, 15.

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