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  • Bacon and Descartes' identification of logic with dialectic seems to have an intentionally invidious significance." - Great Ideas, p.798

    July 24, 2012

  • "For this reason, in the medieval period, logic comes to be called a "speculative art" or, with grammar and rhetoric, a liberal art." - Great Ideas I, p.800

    July 24, 2012

  • "For this reason, in the medieval period, logic comes to be called a "speculative art" or, with grammar and rhetoric, a liberal art." - Great Ideas I, p.800

    July 24, 2012

  • "In other words, the theoretical, or speculative, sciences differ from the practical sciences in that they are knowledge for its own sake as opposed to knowledge for an ulterior end." - Great Ideas I, p.800

    July 24, 2012

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