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 339by John Locke - 1805Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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'... | |
| 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,'... | |
| 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,'... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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