Sentence Examples


  • Hamilton's significance for the history of logic lies in the stimulus that he gave to the development of symbolic logic in England by his new analytic based upon his discovery or adoption of the principle of the quantification of the predicate.
  • Hamilton and George Boole, as one of several independent discoverers of the all-important principle of the quantification of the predicate.
  • Lotze's mistake is the same as that of Hamilton about the quantification of the predicate, and that of those symbolists who held that reasoning ought always to exhaust all alternatives by equations.
  • By means of the doctrine of the quantification of the predicate, in which with his Leibnitzian conception of identity he anticipated Beneke and Hamilton alike, universal and particular judgments are made to pull together.
  • On the other hand, we may go too far in the opposite direction, as Hamilton did in proposing the universal quantification of the predicate.
 

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