Philosophical Problems

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WJ. Letter to James Jackson Putnam. [10 March1898] James Jackson Putnam Papers (H MS c4) Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, box 4.2 (G-L)

“The profession claims a law simply on grounds of personal dislike. It is antisemitism again. It is the justification of Armenian massacres, which we have so often heard of late, on the ground that the armenians are so ‘disagreeable.’ The one use of our institutions is to force on us toleration of much that is disagreeable.”