Logic Deductive and Inductive has 90 ratings and 2 reviews. Greg said: Not a book I would recommend for beginners to Logic (like myself.) The first few c. Logic: Deductive and Inductive is a math treatise by the British logician and mathematician Carveth Read. Source: Read C. (). Logic: Deductive and. Year Published: ; Language: English; Country of Origin: England; Source: Read C. (). Logic: Deductive and , England; Simpkin.

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These three last properly belong to the art of Controversial Dialectic, as they have no objective truth in view, but only the appearance of it, and pay no regard to truth itself; that is to say, they aim at victory. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Darryl Collins rated it really liked it Jan 22, Informal Logic in Logic and Philosophy of Logic.

Yvette Beshier rated it liked it May 23, A proprium is an attribute derived from the definition: Published May 12th first published Since this is what happens, where is the value of the opinion even of a hundred millions?

This is the case; and, consequently, there arises some uncertainty in collecting from all the varieties those attributes which are common to the species as a whole; and, therefore, of course, uncertainty in defining the species.

I was in the wrong place. There is no need to cargeth in the definition what can be derived from it; and whatever can be derived by causation, or by mathematical demonstration, should be exhibited in that manner.

Logic Deductive and Inductive

Then the learning curve took a terrifying upswing, and Carveth Read threw me to the wolves. Their name, indeed, connects them with the doctrine of Propositions; for Predicables are terms that may be predicated, classified according to their connotative relation to the subject of a proposition that is, according to the relation in which their connotation stands to the connotation of the subject: Thus the colour of animals was once regarded as an accident for which no reason could be given; but now the colour of animals is regarded as an effect of their nature and habits, the chief determinants of it being the advantage of concealment; whilst in other cases, as among brightly coloured insects and snakes, the determinant may be the advantage of advertising their own noxiousness.


Differences may be exhibited thus: In this connotative sense, a species is implicitly what the definition is explicitly; and therefore the two are always simply convertible.

A breach of this rule can do no positive harm, but it is a departure from scientific economy. Cwrveth may be added that, as the genus represents ancestral derivation, the predication of genus in a definition indicates the remote causes of the phenomena denoted by the name defined.

The definition of lion, therefore, is subordinate to that of Felis, and to all above it up to Phenomenon; and is co-ordinate with that of tiger, and with all species in the same grade.

Jeffrey Geesing rated it did not like it Jan 28, I enjoyed reading this book, the author spoke very concisely which is very hard in a book on things that are naturally very hard to carvet. Now, where there is a difficulty of classification there must be a corresponding difficulty of definition. In doing so we cavreth, of course, recognise the common qualities or points of likeness; and to enumerate these is to define the name of the class.

An approximate definition is, indeed, less misleading than the indication of a type; for the latter method seems to imply that the group which is now typical has a greater permanence or reality than its co-ordinate groups; whereas, for aught we know, one of the outside varieties or species may even deductibe be superseding and extinguishing it.

Logic Deductive and Inductive by Carveth Read

Here’s a particularly misleading passage from the book that demonstrates this: Michael Langner rated it liked it May 26, Patrick rated it it was amazing Feb 05, One person found this helpful. It has been suggested that they were determined by grammatical forms: Retrieved December 31,from http: Trivia About Logic Deductive a Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Even the Kingdoms of plants and animals are hard to discriminate at the lowest levels of organisation. You should visit Browse Happy and update your internet browser today! First, it may be a definition, exactly equivalent to the species;—in fact, nothing else than the species in an explicit form, the analysis of its connotation.


Logic is the science that explains what conditions must be fulfilled in order that a proposition may be proved, if it admits of proof. I had to take a philosophy class and learn how to deductive and caeveth reason. If X be a singular dedctive, deriving connotation from its constituent terms chap.

Customers who bought this item also bought. These, again, were trusted by many others, whose laziness suggested to them that it was better to believe at once, than to go through the troublesome task of testing the matter for themselves. In Chemistry, the nomenclature is extremely efficient.

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Also if you do have previous knowledge of the subject, you’ll probably will find this book to be informative. To enumerate the attributes of the type as an Approximate Definition of the species or genus, true of most of the groups constituting the species or genus, answers the same purpose, is more explicit, and can mislead no one innductive really attends to the exposition. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

Steven Ericsson-Zenith rated it it was ok Apr 09, A difference is the remainder of the definition of any species after subtracting a given genus.

Logic, Deductive and Inductive

Quantity is predicated as equality or inequality a mode of Likeness; and the other mode of Likeness is involved in the predication of Quality. They will sooner die than think. Don’t have a Kindle? Logic is not the science of Belief, but the science of Proof, or Evidence. Beginning with ‘Substance,’ as summum genus, and adding the difference ‘Corporeal,’ we frame the species ‘Body. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.