RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 681508423 LA English UL http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?db=pzh&jid=%22200809927%22&scope=site T1 Lectures on logic. Vol. 2. Vol. 2. A1 Hamilton, William,, Mansel, Henry Longueville,, Veitch, John,, PB William Blackwood and Sons PP Edinburgh YR 1866 AB "A Science is a complement of cognitions, having, in point of form, the character of logical perfection; in point of matter, the character of real truth. The constituent attributes of logical perfection are the perspicuity, the completeness, the harmony, of knowledge. But the perspicuity, completeness, and harmony of our cognitions are, for the human mind, possible only through method. Method in general denotes a procedure in the treatment of an object, conducted according to determinate rules. Method, in reference to science, denotes, therefore, the arrangement and elaboration of cognitions according to definite rules, with the view of conferring on these a logical perfection. The methods by which we proceed in the treatment of the objects of our knowledge are two; or rather method, considered in its integrity, consists of two processes, --analysis and synthesis"--Chapter. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).