| Robert Gordon Latham - 1856 - 308 páginas
...also deduced from the premises. What more is wanted ? Hear what Professor De Morgan says. \ EXTRACT. " **A is greater than B, B is greater than C, therefore...There is no middle term here : the predicate of the** first proposition is ' a thing greater than B,' the subject of the second proposition is ' B.' " Admitting... | |
| Robert Gordon Latham - 1856 - 324 páginas
...also deduced from the premises. What more is -wanted ? Hear what Professor De Morgan says. EXTRACT. " **A is greater than B, B is greater than C, therefore...There is no middle term here : the predicate of the** first proposition is ' a thing greater than B,' the subject of the second proposition is 'B.' " Admitting... | |
| 1917 - 542 páginas
...give us the fairy wish. V.— DISCUSSIONS. THE PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS OF THE A FORTIORI. In the inference **A is greater than B, B is greater than C, therefore A is greater than C** . . . (1) " we see directly," affirms Dr. Mercier, " that the conclusion is valid," ' and (again directly)... | |
| Edward John Hamilton - 1891 - 352 páginas
...therefore A is before C. A is contemporaneous with B; B with C; therefore A is contemporaneous with C. **A is greater than B ; B is greater than C ; therefore A is greater than C..** A is equal to B ; Bis equal to C ; therefore A is equal to C. A is equal to B ; Bis less than C ; therefore... | |
| James Edwin Creighton - 1898 - 418 páginas
...principle of substitution. (i) As an example of the first class of argument we may take the following : — **A is greater than B, B is greater than C, Therefore A is** still greater than C. It is obvious that, although we have here four terms, the conclusion is valid,... | |
| James Welton, Alexander James Monahan - 1911 - 544 páginas
...cannot be satisfactorily expressed in that form. Such, for example, is the argumentum a fortiori — **A is greater than B, B is greater than C ; therefore, A is greater than C.** Various attempts have been made to express such arguments syllogistically, the most successful of which... | |
| Theodor Gomperz - 1912 - 624 páginas
...therefore 4 + 2 = 8 — 2: here we have an elementary piece of arithmetic in the form of a syllogism. **A is greater than B, B is greater than C, therefore A is greater than C** ; this inference, too, follows the same path. Further, the relation of magnitude that has to be ascertained... | |
| Charles Albert Dubray - 1912 - 658 páginas
...equality of relations, etc. For instance: "A is equal to B; B is equal to C; therefore A is equal to C." **"A is greater than B; B is greater than C; therefore A is greater than C."** "A (a musical instrument) is in tune with B; B with C. . . ." "A is a brother of B. . . ." "A lived... | |
| Charles Albert Dubray - 1912 - 662 páginas
...of relations, etc. For instance: "A is equal to B; B is equal to C; therefore A is equal to C." "Ah **greater than B; B is greater than C; therefore A is greater than C."** "A (a musical instrument) is in tune with B; B with C. . . ." "A is a brother of B. . . ." " A lived... | |
| University of California (1868-1952) - 1918 - 338 páginas
...the familiar fallacy of composition of elementary logic that is committed. The argument a fortiori, **"A is greater than B," "B is greater than C," therefore, "A is greater than** 0,"has been offered as an 146 FOOTNOTES TO FORMAL LOGIC illustration of asyllogistic reasoning. This,... | |
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