The former of these propositions is not a 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, and may therefore be made the foundation of a train... Principles of Logic - Page 153by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pagesFull view - About this book
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| English literature - 1864 - 2409 pages
...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... | |
| Hippolyte Taine - Positivism - 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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