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Logic, the theory of inquiry, by John Dewey.


New York, H. Holt and Company [1938] .
ISBN 0030052505, 9780030052507

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Subjects Logic.
Logik.
Logique.
Pensée.
Science.
Thought and thinking.
Description viii, 546 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1938]
©1938
Notes "This book is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented ... in Studies in logical theory; that were somewhat expanded in Essays in experimental logic and were briefly summarized with special reference to education in How we think."--Preface.
Includes index.
Also issued online.
Summary "This book is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented ... in Studies in logical theory; that were somewhat expanded in Essays in experimental logic and were briefly summarized with special reference to education in How we think."--Preface.
Contents pt. I. Introduction. The problem of logical subject-matter -- The existential matrix of inquiry : biological -- The existential matrix of inquiry : cultural -- Common sense and scientific inquiry -- The needed reform of logic -- part II. The structure of inquiry and the construction of judgments. The pattern of inquiry -- The construction of judgment -- Immediate knowledge : understanding and inference -- Judgments of practice : evaluation -- Affirmation and negation : judgment as requalification -- The function of propositions of quantity in judgment -- Judgment as spatial-temporal determination : narration-description -- The continuum of judgment : general propositions -- Generic and universal propositions -- part III. Propositions and terms. General theory of propositions -- Propositions ordered in sets and series -- Formal functions and canons -- Terms or meanings -- part IV. The logic of scientific method. Logic and natural science : form and matter -- Mathematical discourse -- Scientific method : induction and deduction -- Scientific laws : causation and sequences -- Scientific method and scientific subject-matter -- Social inquiry -- The logic of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)229987
(OCoLC)ocm00229987
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WorldCat Identities Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
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