The Meaning of Loyalty #1
May 6, 1951
May 6, 1951. Running time: 31:12 (incomplete). Thurman acknowledges the influence of Josiah Royce's philosophy of loyalty on his own thought. Loyalty is the individual’s willing and thoroughgoing devotion to a cause within his social context. Loyalty fuses the inner will and the outward devotion to a cause. Paul, the Apostle, and Abraham Lincoln are considered as examples of Thurman's understanding of loyalty. Note: recording ends abruptly.