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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... found the system more claustrophobic than anything and a hindrance to her deductive reasoning. Kelly dashed across the big street on Eastern Parkway,... ... system more claustrophobic than anything and a hindrance to her deductive reasoning. Kelly dashed across the big street on Eastern Parkway, missed be...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...bits involved are not of a high grade. But there are habits of judging and reasoning as truly as of handling a tool, painting a picture, or conducting... ...e degree in which his preferences modify the stuff of his observations and reasonings. There is, however, no incompatibility between the fact that the... ...zed and the implications of the hypoth- esis developed—an operation called reasoning. Then the suggested solution—the idea or theory—has to be tested ... ...ration is more typical of the right way of knowledge than isolated logical reasonings. Experiment developed in the seventeenth and succeeding centurie... ...tory exercises, while a great improvement upon textbooks arranged upon the deductive plan, do not of themselves suffice to meet the need. While they a... ...d Latin composition comes first and English composition next; for abstract reasoning, mathematics stands almost alone; for concrete reason- ing, scien... ... instead of with the concrete; the scorn of particulars except as they are deductively brought under a universal; the disregard for the body; the depr... ...s called the substitution of inductive experimental methods of knowing for deductive. In some sense, men had always used an inductive method in deal- ...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...ovel and short story are two en- tirely different things, and the train of reasoning that made the American master limit the short story to about an h... ...- perimental spirit, which has small respect for abstract prin- ciples and deductive rules. W e perceive more and more clearly , for example, that the... ... Pro- fessor Bosanquet, for example, in Alfred Sidgwick’s “Use of Words in Reasoning,” in Sigwart’s “Logic,” in contemporary American metaphysical spe...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...Oh, tempora! Oh, Moses!” Why, the fel- low is all O! That accounts for his reasoning in a circle, and explains why there is neither beginning nor end ... ...e. This person introduced, or at all events propagated what was termed the deductive or a priori mode of investigation. He started with what he mainta... ...qually bizarre. Of late years however, an anonymous writer, by a course of reasoning exceedingly unphilosophical, has con- trived to blunder upon a pl... ...emselves. It was not, and could not have been, arrived at by any inductive reasoning. In whatever way the shifting is managed, it is of course conceal...

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