A Short Introduction to the Study of Logic

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Longmans, Green, 1887 - Logic - 250 pages
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Page 231 - See what a grace was seated on this brow ; Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill ; A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man : This was your husband.
Page 139 - that is only because it has not yet come to its age of discretion and choice. The weeds, you see, have taken the liberty to grow, and I thought it unfair in me to prejudice the soil towards roses and strawberries.
Page 239 - The minimum visibile is the least magnitude which can be seen ; no part of it alone is visible, and yet all parts of it must affect the mind in order that it may be visible ; therefore, every part of it must affect the mind without being visible.
Page 46 - ... the same thing cannot both 'be' and 'not be' at the same time and in the same sense, and we are landed in utter and complete scepticism.
Page 121 - The master sued for the reward, and the scholar endeavoured to elude the claim by a dilemma. ' If I gain my cause I shall withhold your pay, because the award of the judge will be against you. If I lose it I may withhold it, because I shall not yet have gained a cause.
Page 43 - Bule 5) ; therefore, one of the extremes agrees with the middle term, and the other disagrees with it ; and therefore the extremes disagree with one another, ie, the conclusion is negatiTe.
Page 247 - ABD be less than BAD, the centre E falls within the segment ABC, which is therefore greater than a semicircle : wherefore a segment of a circle being given, the circle is described of which it is a segment. Which was to be done.
Page 193 - For the understanding speculative. There are some general maxims and notions in the mind of man, which are the rules of discourse, and the basis of all philosophy. As, that the same thing cannot at the same time be, and not be...
Page 62 - Sorites is an abridged argument consisting of a series of propositions in which the predicate of the first is the subject of the second ; the predicate of the second the subject of the third, and so on until we combine the subject of the first and the predicate of the last to form a conclusion.

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