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Elementary Lessons in Logic

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A connotative term is one which denotes a subject, and implies an attribute.

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Kyle marked it as to-read Mar 26, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Page – 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.

Logical Analysis of Leswons. For Jevons, the utility or value to a consumer of an additional unit of a product is inversely related to the number of units of that product he already owns, at least beyond some critical quantity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Tanvika marked it as to-read Jan flementary, Bu Dawood marked it as to-read Oct 21, Pascal and Descartes on Method. For men’s minds will either feed upon their own good or upon others Selected pages Title Page.

Elementary lessons in logic : deductive and inductive

Irregular lobic Compound Syllogisms. Conversion of Propositions and Immediate In ference. It teaches the rules for thinking. William Stanley Jevons’s book was the seminal contribution that educated many generations of English and American scholars that crucial discipline of logic.

The Quantification of the Predicate.

May Jevons school the current generation in the way he did so many previous ones. Jevons’ contribution to the marginal revolution in economics in the late 19th century established his reputation as a leading political economist and lofic of the time. John Sharp is currently reading it Aug 02, Jacob Sand marked it as to-read Jan 12, Tags Calculation and Knowledge Philosophy and Methodology.

It was for The Coal Questionin which he called attention to the gradual exhaustion of the UK’s coal supplies, that he received public recognition, in which he put forth what is now known as the Jevons paradox, i. It offers a great challenge to anyone.

Logic is the method of economic thinking.

The Growth of Language. Today, it is widely assumed that there is no structure of thinking that is worth studying.


To be sure, this book is not easy. Logic is the method of economic lessoms. Common terms and phrases abstract names according adjective adverb ambiguous angles animal applied argument Aristotle assert belong bodies called categorical propositions elemenatry character circumstances class of things common compound conclusion confused connotation considered consists contains contrapositive conversion copula defined definition denote derived disjunctive syllogism distinct distinguished division earth employed equal equivocal exactly example exist explained expression extension fact fallacy fallacy of accident false figure genus gism give Greek heat hypothetical syllogism jevobs Induction infer instance intension iron J.

It is nothing short of astonishing that most people go all the way through school with no exposure to logic at all.

Steven Chang marked it as to-read Jan 23, Popular passages Logicc – 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. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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