Elements of Logic: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: with Additions, &c

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W. Jackson, 1832 - 335 páginas

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Página 303 - Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
Página 280 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Página 216 - We preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling.block, and to the Greeks foolishness but to them who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God...
Página 146 - ... the sophist persuades the multitude, that a member of the House of Commons is bound to be guided in all points by the opinion of his constituents ; and, in short, to be merely their spokesman : whereas law and custom, which in this case may be considered as fixing the meaning of the term, require no such thing, but enjoin the representative to act according to the best of his own judgment, and on his own responsibility.
Página 95 - The English are a brave people ; a brave People are free ; a free people are happy ; therefore the English are happy." A Sorites, then, has as many middle Terms as there are intermediate Propositions between the first and the last ; and consequently, it may be drawn out into as many separate Syllogisms ; of which the first will have, for its major Premiss, the second, and for its minor, the first of the Proposi• tions of the Sorites ; as may be seen by the example.
Página 287 - The word VALUE, it is to be observed, has two different meanings, and sometimes expresses the utility of some particular object, and sometimes the power of purchasing other goods which the possession of that object conveys. The one may be called "value in use;" the other, "value in exchange.
Página 15 - IN every instance in which we reason, in the strict sense of the word, ie make use of arguments, (I mean real, ie valid arguments) whether for the sake of refuting an adversary, or of conveying instruction, or of satisfying our own minds on any point, whatever may be the subject we are engaged on, a certain process takes place in the mind which is one and the same in all cases, provided it be correctly conducted.
Página 68 - Figure the Middle term is the predicate of both premises: in the third, the subject of both: in the fourth, the predicate of the Major premiss, and the subject of the Minor. (This...
Página 247 - Enter ye in at the strait gate : for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat : because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, that leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it...
Página 68 - When the middle term is made the subject of the major premiss, and the predicate of the minor, that is called the first figure ; (which is far the most natural and clear of all, as to this alone Aristotle's dictum may be at once applied.) In the second figure the middle term is the predicate of both premises : in the third, the subject of both : in the fourth, the predicate of the major premiss, and the subject of the minor.

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