Elementary Lessons in Logic: Deductive and Inductive : with Copious Questions and Examples and a Vocabulary of Logical Terms

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Macmillan, 1870 - Logic - 340 pages
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Page 254 - If two or more instances of the phenomenon under investigation have only one circumstance in common, the circumstance in which alone all the instances agree is the cause (or effect) of the given phenomenon.
Page 330 - Which of you convinceth me of sin ? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me? He that is of God heareth God's words : ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
Page 188 - It is the man of God, who was disobedient unto the word of the LORD : therefore the LORD hath delivered him unto the lion, which hath torn him, and slain him, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake unto him. 27 And he spake to his sons, saying, Saddle me the ass. And they saddled him.
Page 263 - Whatever phenomenon varies in any manner, whenever another phenomenon varies in some particular manner, is either a cause or an effect of that phenomenon, or is connected with it through some fact of causation.
Page 41 - A non-connotative term is one which signifies a subject only, or an attribute only. A connotative term is one which denotes a subject, and implies an attribute.
Page 337 - A man that hath no virtue in himself ever envieth virtue in others. For men's minds will either feed upon their own good or upon others...
Page 124 - Planets are not self-luminous. Therefore Sirius is not self-luminous. Both the premises or propositions given are true, and yet the conclusion is false, for all the fixed stars are self-luminous, or shine by their own light. We may, in fact, state as a third Canon that — 3. Two terms both disagreeing with one and the same third term may or may not agree with each other. Self-evident rules, of an exactly similar nature to these three Canons, are the basis of all mathematical reasoning, and are usually...
Page 9 - ... with their correlatives freedom of choice and responsibility — man being all this, it is at once obvious that the principal part of his being is his mental power. In Nature there is nothing great but Man, In Man there is nothing great but Mind.
Page 182 - If A is B, C is D ; and if E is F, G is H ; But either C is not D, or G is not H ; Therefore either A is not B, or E is not F.
Page 319 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

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