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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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Gender, Class, and Freedom in Modern Political Theory

Nancy J. Hirschmann - Philosophy - 2008 - 342 pages
...flower, requires the learning of substantive subjects such as Greek, Latin, and particularly mathematics: "in all sorts of reasoning, every single argument...should be managed as a mathematical demonstration," though "not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures" (Conduct, sec....
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Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 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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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 40

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - Bible - 1868
...527.— In this, as in other things, Plato follows Pythagoras. See Porphyry, De vit. Pythag. 46, 47. study necessarily brings the mind to, they might be...should be managed as a mathematical demonstration."* In the next place, our author proceeds to show that the training afforded by the mathematics is not...
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School and Society, Volume 15

James McKeen Cattell, Will Carson Ryan, Raymond Walters - Education - 1922
...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...other parts of knowledge as they shall have occasion. The quotations are not cited to make out a case for mental discipline, but they can leave no doubt...
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Journal of Genetic Psychology, Volume 21

Granville Stanley Hall, Carl Allanmore Murchison - Child psychology - 1914
...mathematics, where he even uses the term " transfer." He says children should be taught mathematics so that " having got the way of reasoning, which that...to transfer it to other parts of knowledge as they have occasion." But he sees clearly that this transfer may work for evil as well as good : "A metaphysician...
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