Ideas from 'The Meaning of the Word "Truth"' by William James [1907], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Pragmatism - The Classic Writings' by Peirce,James,Dewey etc (ed/tr Thayer,H.S.) [Hackett 1982,0-915145-37-5]].

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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 2. Defining Truth
You can only define a statement that something is 'true' by referring to its functional possibilities
3. Truth / E. Pragmatic Truth / 1. Pragmatic Truth
If the hypothesis of God is widely successful, it is true