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An Investigation of the Laws of Thought - Page 24
by George Boole - 2007 - 440 pages
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An Investigation of the Laws of Thought: On which are Founded the ...

George Boole - Logic - 1854 - 424 pages
...SCIENCE OF LOGIC IN PARTICULAR ; ALSO OF THE LAWS TO WHICH THAT CLASS OF SIGNS ARE SUBJECT. 1 • nPH AT Language is an instrument of human reason, and -*-...Language, considered as a system adapted to an end or pur[K>se ; to investigate its elements ; to seek to determine their mutual relation and dependence...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1865
...instrument of reasoning. This idea may, perhaps, be better given in his own language : — " That langnage is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a...expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted. . . . The elements of which all language consibts are signs or symbols. Words are signs. ... A sign...
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A Boole Anthology: Recent and Classical Studies in the Logic of George Boole

James Gasser - History - 2000 - 336 pages
...as an instrument of reasoning. This idea may, perhaps, be better given in his own language: — That language is an instrument of human reason, and not...expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted. . . . The elements of which all language consists are signs or symbols. Words are signs. ... A sign...
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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Stewart Shapiro - Mathematics - 2005 - 833 pages
...Boole, something like this view had become common among early and mid-nineteenth-century thinkers. That language is an instrument of human reason, and not...expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted. . . . whether we regard signs as the representatives of things and of their relations, or as the representatives...
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The London Review, Volume 12

John Telford, Benjamin Aquila Barber - 1859
...process, and destroy all gronnd of confidence in the result.' — J. ti. Mill, Logic, \.,\. ' That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thonght, is a truth generally admitted It is the business of science to investigate laws ; and, whether...
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