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Principles of Logic - Page 153
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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A biographical history of philosophy, Volume 2

George Henry Lewes - Philosophers - 1845
...this, that it is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition given above of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...definition at all : the latter is a mere nominal definition or explanation of the use and application of a term. The first is susceptible of truth or falsehood,...
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A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive; Being a Connected View of ...

John Stuart Mill - Knowledge, Theory of - 1850 - 593 pages
...is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition above given of a triartgle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...three straight lines :' the other, ' And this figure mav be termed a triangle.' The former of these propositions is not a definition at all : the latter...
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Elements of logic: on the basis of lectures by William Barron ... With large ...

William Barron - Logic - 1856 - 243 pages
...— that it is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition above given of a triangle, obviously comprises not one but two propositions,...at all : the latter is a mere nominal definition, or explanation of the use and application of a term. The* first is susceptible of truth or falsehood,...
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Elements of logic: on the basis of lectures by William Barron ... With large ...

William Barron - Logic - 1856 - 243 pages
...given of a triangle, obviously comprises not one but two propositions, perfectly distinguishable. TJie one is, " There may exist a figure, bounded by three...at all : the latter is a mere nominal definition, or explanation of the use and application of a term. The first is susceptible of truth or falsehood,...
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The biographical history of philosophy from its origin in Greece ..., Volume 1

George Henry Lewes - Philosophers - 1857 - 801 pages
...this, that it is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition given above of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...definition at all ; the latter is a mere nominal definition or explanation of the use and application of a term. The first is susceptible of truth or falsehood,...
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Biographical History of Philosophy

George Henry Lewes - 1857
...this, that it is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition given above of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions, perfectly distinguishable. The one is, i There may exist a figure bounded by three straight lines ;' the other, * and this figure may be termed...
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A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of ...

John Stuart Mill - 1859 - 600 pages
...this, that it is not a definition, but a definition and something more. The definition above given of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...figure, bounded by three straight lines :' the other, 1 And this figure may be termed a triangle.' The former of these propositions is not a definition at...
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Le positivisme anglais: et́ude sur Stuart Mill

Hippolyte Taine - Positivism - 1864 - 157 pages
...deux propositions distinctes, l'une disant qu'il peut y avoir une (1) The definition abolfe given of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...lines ; " the other, " And this figure may be termed a Iriangle". Tha former of these propositions is not a definition at ail ; Ihe latter is a nicre nominal...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1864
...postulat, la seconde est une définition. La première est cachée, 1. The definition above given of a triangle, obviously comprises not one, but two propositions,...There may exist a figure bounded by three straight Unes; " the other, " And this figure may by termed a triangle ". The former of these propositions is...
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Le positivisme anglais: étude sur Stuart Mill

Hippolyte-Adolphe Taine - 1864 - 157 pages
...perfectly distinguishable. The one is, " There may exist a figure Lounded by three straight Unes ; " tbe other, " And this figure may be termed a triangle"....former of these propositions is not a definition at ail ; the latter is a mere nominal defItion, or explanation of the use and application of a term. The...
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