LOGIC (MS 339-1009)
Proposal to accomplish seven things in this essay, ranging from a discussion of the different kinds of reasoning to an application of reasoning to the pressing problems of the day. Love of truth as a prerequisite for reasoning well; lover of truth versus lover of knowledge; the three passions for wide knowledge, deep knowledge, and accurate knowledge equated with love of learning, love of knowledge, and love of scientific economy (pp. 1-29). Method of reasoning as man's (as opposed to woman's) way to truth; thinking as "talking" with oneself; the principles of contradiction and excluded middle; real and ratiocinative modality (pp. 14-35).
Contradiction principle of (see also Laws of thought), Economy, scientific, Excluded middle principle of (see also Laws of thought), Logic (modal see Modality), Modality, ratiocinative, real, Reasoning (probable see also Probability), Science, Truth
(p. 26), pp. 1-29, 14-35, with 2 pp. of variants
LOGIC / MISCELLANEOUS 1869- 1913