A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of the Principles of ... A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of the Principles of ... A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of the Principles of ...

A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of the Principles of Evidence and the Methods of Scientific Investigation

Mill, John Stuart

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1867
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Quarto. XIII, [1], 600pp. Original brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. This book is Mill's most comprehensive and systematic philosophical work, elaborating his inductive method, which helped to free the empirical sciences from the rigidity of analysis by way of syllogisms. Syllogisms are arguments grounded in general principles, in which two premises are used to deduce a third premise, or conclusion. In A System of Logic, Mill breaks away from this age-old practice and instead proposes the use of a form of logic derived from the principles of the natural sciences. He uses his method to address questions of language and logic, induction, the relativity of knowledge, the structure of the scientific method, the structure of arithmetic and geometry, and the principles of the moral sciences. In effect, Mill provides a solid, scientific methodology for reasoning and for philosophy, derived from science and mathematics. Some age wear on binding with minor chipping at head and tail of spine and abrasion on upper joints. Corners rubbed. Some soiling/discoloration on covers. Pages slightly age-toned throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28717

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Title: A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1867

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Reprint

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