A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive: Being a Connected View of the Principles of Evidence, and the Methods of Scientific Investigation, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Contents

Genus and Species
135
Kinds have a real existence in nature
137
Differentia
142
for special or technical purposes
144
Proprium
147
Accidens
149
Of Definition 1 A definition what
151
Every name can be defined whose meaning is susceptible of analysis
153
Complete how distinguished from incomplete definitions
155
and from descriptions
157
What are called definitions of Things are definitions of Names with an implied assumption of the existence of Things corresponding to them
161
even when such things do not in reality exist
169
Definitions though of names only must be grounded on knowledge of the corresponding Things
171
Of Inference or Reasoning in general
179
Of Ratiocination or Syllogism
188
Of the Functions and Logical Value of
204
7 Relation between Induction and Deduction
228
All deductive sciences are inductive
277
Preliminary Observations on Induction in general
291
Inductions distinguished from verbal transformations
298
1 Chapter III On the Ground of Induction
316
gularities called laws
325
U Chapter V Of the Law of Universal Causation
334
Two modes of the conjunct action of causes the mechanical
373
The first step of inductive inquiry is a mental analysis
382
Of the Four Methods of Experimental
393
4TJoint Method of Agreement and Difference
403
Miscellaneous Examples of the Four Methods
417
Dr Wellstheory of dew
425
Of Plurality of Causes and of the Intermixture
441
Of the Deductive Method
464
Of the Explanation of Laws of Nature
476
Miscellaneous Examples of the Explanation
487

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Page 394 - If two or more instances of the phenomenon under investigation have only one circumstance in common, the circumstance in which alone all the instances agree is the cause (or effect) of the given phenomenon.
Page 403 - Subduct from any phenomenon such part as is known by previous inductions to be the effect of certain antecedents, and the residue of the phenomenon is the effect of the remaining antecedents.
Page 335 - To certain facts, certain facts always do, and, as we believe, will continue to, succeed. The invariable antecedent is termed the cause ; the invariable consequent the effect. And the universality of the law of causation consists in this, that every consequent is connected in this manner with some particular antecedent or set of antecedents.
Page 315 - Whatever be the most proper mode of expressing it, the proposition that the course of nature is uniform is the fundamental principle, or general axiom, of Induction. It would yet be a great error to offer this large generalisation as any explanation of the inductive process. On the contrary, I hold it to be itself an instance of induction, and induction by no means of the most obvious kind. Far from being the first induction we make, it is one of the last, or at all events one of those which...
Page 407 - Whatever phenomenon varies in any manner, whenever another phenomenon varies in some particular manner, is either a cause or an effect of that phenomenon, or is connected with it through some fact of causation.
Page 322 - Why is a single instance, in some cases, sufficient for a complete induction ; while in others, myriads of concurring instances, without a single exception known or presumed, go such a very little way towards establishing a universal proposition ? Whoever can answer this question, knows more of the philosophy of logic than the wisest of the ancients, and has solved the problem of induction.
Page 336 - The real cause is the whole of these antecedents ; and we have, philosophically speaking, no right to give the name of cause to one of them, exclusively of the others.
Page 343 - The cause, then, philosophically speaking, is the sum total of the conditions, positive and negative, taken together; the whole of the contingencies of every description, which being realized, the consequent invariably follows.
Page 436 - The business of Inductive Logic is to provide rules and models (such as the Syllogism and its rules are for ratiocination) to which if inductive arguments conform, those arguments are conclusive, and not otherwise.
Page 149 - The simplest and most correct notion of a Definition is, a proposition declaratory of the meaning of a word...

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