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" I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning which that study necessarily brings... "
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding - Page 339
by John Locke - 1805
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - New Hampshire - 1827 - 318 pages
...mathematicians ; but that having got the way of reasoning, to which that study necessarily brings the mind, they might be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion." Mathematics, according to their proper definition, constitute the science of quantity, either as subject...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ...

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...having acquired the manner of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they may be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion. 9. But though the study of mathematics be of all others the most useful to form the mind, and give...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - Science - 1830 - 320 pages
...mathematicians ; but that having got the way of reasoning, to which that study necessarily brings the mind, they might be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion." Mathematics, according to their proper .definition, consti. tute the science of quantity, either as...
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Locke's Essay on the human understanding, condensed under the ...

John Locke - 1831
...reasoning closely and in train ; not that it is necessary for all men to be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they may be able to transfer it to other parts of knowlege. For in all reasoning, every single argument...
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Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter of standard ...

English literature - 1831
...and in train ; not that it is necessary for all men to be deep mathematicians, but that, havinggot the way of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they may be able to transfer it to other parts of knowlege. For in all reasoning, every single argument...
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A treatise on the conduct of the understanding. By J. Locke To which is now ...

John Locke - 1833
...closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning, which that...have occasion. For, in all sorts of reasoning,, every sing^ argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration : the connexion and dependence of...
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Lectures to young ladies: comprising outlines and applications of the ...

Women - 1833 - 308 pages
...necessary that all should be deep mathematicians, but that having got the way of reasoning which that study brings the mind to, they might be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge as they hare occasion.' The same writer observes in another part of his ' Essay on the Human Understanding,'...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - Civilization - 1833 - 318 pages
...mathematicians ; but that having got the way of reasoning, to which tnal study necessarily brings the mind, they might be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they shdl have occasion.'' Mathematics, according to their proper definition, constitute the science of...
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The Biblical Repository and Quarterly Observer, Volume 7

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1836
...closely and in a train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep Mathematicians, but that having got the way of reasoning which that study...should be managed as a mathematical demonstration." In the opinion of Locke, certainly, an acquaintance with exact science does not unfit one for reasoning...
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Harry and Lucy: With Other Tales ...

Maria Edgeworth - 1836
...reasoning closely and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be mathematicians, but that having got the way of reasoning which that study...able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge." t " He that has to do with young scholars, especially in mathematics, may perceive how their minds...
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