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A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive

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Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 415,262 / 1232 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44
LoC Category: BC
Downloads: 2,348
Added to site: 2009.02.01
mnybks.net#: 23311
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Philosophy
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nd unimportant compared with the agreements; and he has not only enriched the exposition by many applications and illustrative details, but has appended to it a minute and very valuable discussion of the logical principles specially applicable to each of the sciences--a task for which the encyclopedical character of his knowledge peculiarly qualified him. I have in several instances made use of his exposition to improve my own, by adopting, and occasionally by controverting, matter contained in his treatise.

The longest of the additions belongs to the chapter on Causation, and is a discussion of the question how far, if at all, the ordinary mode of stating the law of Cause and Effect requires modification to adapt it to the new doctrine of the Conservation of Force--a point still more fully and elaborately treated in Mr. Bain's work.


INTRODUCTION.

§ 1. There is as great diversity among authors in the modes which they have adopted of defining logic, as in their treatment of the d

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