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n.1.See Logic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With this man this is the hour of the white logic (of which more anon), when he knows that he may know only the laws of things--the meaning of things never.
Yours is the logic of youth, and no man can answer that.
The sciences of logic and psychology, which have supplied so many instruments of thought to after-ages, are based upon the analyses of Socrates and Plato.
Among the branches of philosophy, I had, at an earlier period, given some attention to logic, and among those of the mathematics to geometrical analysis and algebra, -- three arts or sciences which ought, as I conceived, to contribute something to my design.
It was good logic, good, earthly, feminine logic, and if it satisfied her I certainly could pick no flaws in it.
Arnaud pretends that I have no logic; I have more than M.
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
Take care!--You are becoming too strictly logical, Monsieur Rouletabille; logic will upset you if you use it indiscriminately.
"You cannot reason at all," said Hunsden; "there is no logic in you."
As he proceeds he makes for himself new modes of expression more akin to the Aristotelian logic.
But the logic by which this supposed organic nature of the world is nominally demonstrated appears to realists, as it does to me, to be faulty.
Though they began by discussing all manner of subjects in Weeks' little room eventually the conversation always turned to religion: the theological student took a professional interest in it, and Hayward welcomed a subject in which hard facts need not disconcert him; when feeling is the gauge you can snap your angers at logic, and when your logic is weak that is very agreeable.