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abstract terms affirmative amongst analogy animals antecedents application argument Aristotle ascertained attributes body Botany called carpels causation characters circumstances classification common term conclusion connotation consequently copula deductive deductive reasoning definition Dicotyledones disjunctive proposition distinct distinguish divisions edition employed Enumerationem Simplicem example experience explained expression fact fallacy figure furnish G. C. Lewis genera genus given phenomenon groups heat Hence hypothesis individual Inductio per Enumerationem inductive methods inference instances invariably language Latin latter laws logicians means Method of Agreement Method of Difference Mill Mill's Logic Mill's Methods monocotyledons moods negative noticed Novum Organum object observed particular phenomena pistils plants points predicate premisses present principle probably produced properties proposition reasoning regarded relation resemblance result rule scientific scientific classification sepals simply species Stamens stances student sufficient supposed syllogism temperature theory tion triangles true truth Whewell words
Page 183 - Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed ? if you tickle us, do we not laugh ? if you poison us, do we not die ? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge ? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.
Page 24 - ... be blanched by the sun, whereby the yellowness is destroyed, and whiteness made to exist in its room. In which, and the like cases, the power we consider is in reference to the change of perceivable ideas. For we cannot observe any alteration to be made in, or operation upon anything, but by the observable change of its sensible ideas; nor conceive any alteration to be made, but by conceiving a change of some of its ideas. 2. Power active and passive. Power thus considered is twofold, viz. as...
Page 152 - to allow every man an unbounded freedom of speech must always be, on the whole, advantageous to the State; for it is highly conducive to the interests of the Community, that each individual should enjoy a liberty perfectly unlimited, of expressing his sentiments.
Page 23 - THE Mind, being every day informed, by the Senses, of the alteration of those simple Ideas, it observes in things without; and taking notice how one comes to an end, and ceases to be, and another begins to exist, which was not before; reflecting also on what passes within it self, and observing a constant change of its Ideas, sometimes by the impression of outward Objects on the Senses...
Page 177 - Subduct from any phenomenon such part as is known by previous inductions to be the effect of certain antecedents, and the residue of the phenomenon is the effect of the remaining antecedents.
Page 134 - 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 338 - De antiquitate autem, opinio quam homines de ipsa fovent negligens omnino est, et vix verbo ipsi congrua. Mundi enim senium et grandaevitas pro antiquitate vere habenda sunt; quae temporibus nostris tribui debent, non juniori aetati mundi, qualis apud antiquos fuit.
Page 289 - ... importance to those who desire to originate just and comprehensive views concerning the structure of our globe. Now Werner had not travelled to distant countries ; he had merely explored a small portion of Germany, and conceived, and persuaded others to believe, that the whole surface of our planet, and all the mountain chains in the world, were made after the model of his own province.
Page 343 - But commonwealths are not physical but moral essences. They are, artificial combinations ; and in their proximate efficient cause, the arbitrary productions of the human mind. We are not yet acquainted with the laws which necessarily influence the stability of that kind of work made by that kind of agent.