The laws of thought, in all its processes of conception and of reasoning, in all those operations of which language is the expression or the instrument, are of the same kind as are the laws of the acknowledged processes of Mathematics. An Investigation of the Laws of Thought - Page 422by George Boole - 2007 - 440 pagesLimited preview - About this book
| George Boole - Logic - 1854 - 424 pages
...fundamental one, have drawn one of their strongest arguments from the actual constitution of tilings. **The material frame is subject in all its parts to...to think coherently, or, in the ordinary sense of** i. >t \ the terms, to reason well. Men draw inferences without any consciousness of those elements... | |
| Stuart Shanker - Philosophy - 1986 - 315 pages
...1967), pp. 142 ff.). 9. A similar concept informed Boole's earlier construction of a logical algebra. **'The laws of thought, in all its processes of conception...language is the expression or the instrument, are** the same kind as are the acknowledged processes of Mathematics ... [Hjuman thought, traced to its ultimate... | |
| I. Grattan-Guinness - Mathematics - 2000 - 690 pages
...in his final chapter on 'The constitution of the intellect' he rested his case on the assertion that **'The laws of thought, in all its processes of conception...laws of the acknowledged processes of Mathematics'** (1854a, 422). Boole's system fulfilled some of the ambitions for a characteristica universalis of Leibniz,... | |
| Gerard Assayag, Hans G. Feichtinger - Mathematics - 2002 - 288 pages
...course of recent discussions can think this question an unimportant one. . . . The laws of thought, **in all those operations of which language is the expression...kind as are the laws of the acknowledged processes** in Mathematics. . . . But upon the very ground that human thought, traced to its ultimate elements,... | |
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