Desiring a copy of Paulsen's "Introduction to Philosophy", a very particular student proceeded to the Widener Library Treasure Room where he managed to secure the personal copy of William James. A Library official fiatly refused him the permission to take it out, however, whereupon the student went to see the head librarian and expressed his indignation. Asked why another copy of Professor Paulsen's book would not do just as well he replied, "Well, William James' copy has his personal notes written along the margins, and with these I would be sure to get an "A".
STUDENT USES JAMES' NOTES TO GET "A" IN PHILOSOPHY
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