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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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Mathematics simplified and made attractive: or, The laws of motion explained

Thomas Fisher - Mathematics - 1854 - 144 pages
...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...to transfer it to other parts of knowledge as they have occasion; for in all sorts of reasoning, every single argument should be managed as a mathematical...
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Report

Maine. Dept. of Education - 1859
...closely, and in train ; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep in mathematics, but that having got the way of reasoning, which that study...to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they have occasion." Mathematics, as too generally taught in our Common Schools, are calculated to weaken...
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DISCUSSIONS ON PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE, EDUCATION AND UNIVERSITY REFORM

SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON - 1861
...habit of reasoning closely, and in train, is to exercise ourselves in mathematical demonstrations ; 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 knowledge as they shall have occasion.' This, -however,...
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Wellman's Miscellany, Volumes 5-7

1872
...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." BEAUTY AND SUBLIMITY. Our emotions of beauty are various; and, as they gradually rise, from object...
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Locke's Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1881 - 136 pages
...Probability, see Essay, Bk. IV, chs. 15, 16, and ch. 17, 5. It is by no means correct to say that ' in all sorts of reasoning every single argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration.' It is indeed true that, in all cases, a belief should be traced 'to the source on which it bottoms'...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 32

Education - 1882
...Probability, see Essay, Bk. IV. chs. 15, 16, and ch. 17, J 5. It is by no means correct to say that ' in all sorts of reasoning every single argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration.' It is indeed trae that, in all cases, belief should be traced ' to the source on which it bottoms,'...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 32

Henry Barnard - Education - 1882
...Probability, see Essay, Bk. IV. chs. 15, 16, and ch. 17, } 5. It is by no means correct to say that ' in all sorts of reasoning every single argument should be managed as a mathematical demonstration.' It is indeed true that, iu all cases, a belief should be traced ' to the source on which it bottoms,'...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

Biography - 1883
...study of Mathematics, " Not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning which that study...parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion." The great difference to be observed in demonstrative and in probable reasoning is that, in the former,...
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Locke

Thomas Fowler - 1883 - 200 pages
...study of Mathematics, " not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning which that study...parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion." The great difference to be observed in demonstrative and in probable reasoning is that, in the former...
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The Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1891 - 92 pages
...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...necessarily brings the mind to, they might be able to ti.insfer it to other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion. For in all sorts of reasoning...
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