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DEDUCTIVE AND INDUCTIVE.
WITH COPIOUS QUESTIONS AND EXAMPLES,
A VOCABULARY OF LOGICAL TERMS.
W. STANLEY JEVONS, M.A.
PROFESSOR OF LOGIC IN OWENS COLLEGE, MANCHESTER.
MACMILLAN AND CO.
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IN preparing these Lessons I have attempted to show that Logic, even in its traditional form, can be made a highly useful subject of study, and a powerful means of mental exercise. With this view I have avoided the use of superfluous technical terms, and have abstained from entering into questions of a purely speculative or metaphysical character. For the puerile illustrations too often found in works on Logic I have generally substituted examples drawn from the distinct objects and ideas treated in the natural and experimental sciences; and in this and other respects have aimed at rendering these Lessons a suitable companion to a series of science schoolbooks.