Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term. The London Magazine - Page 4511827Full view - About this book
| Thomas Hervey - 1876
...Paganism are identical ; another, that our Book of Common Prayer is Roman, and our clergy Romanizers. **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another,** therefore our clergy are pagans. The absurdity of such a conclusion does not strike the writers ? or... | |
| Edward Augustus Freeman - Eastern question (Balkan) - 1877 - 315 pages
...which he cannot prove, but which he deems can abundantly prove themselves. With those who deny that **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another** the geometer does not argue. With such an one he has no common ground for argument. So neither can... | |
| James Bowling Mozley - History - 1878
...things, this maxim we apply to the actual material of this world. Did we apply, eg, the axiom that **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another** to actual things, we should first have to ascertain the fact that the two things were exactly equal,... | |
| Joseph Gostwick - English language - 1878 - 472 pages
...need a man care for a stock ? ' — SHAKESFEABE. ' What needs my Shakespeare ? ' — MILTON. (a) ' **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another."** ' A stitch in time saves nine." ' Homer gives an account of the battle.' ' Milton describes the fall... | |
| Thomas Harper - Metaphysics - 1881 - 6 pages
...Principle in order of reduction. PROLEGOMENON I. The Law of equality is usually expressed in this wise : **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another.** Here, at length, a Principle is set before us, which seems to carry on its front a capacity for becoming... | |
| Aristotle, Walter Mooney Hatch - Ethics - 1879 - 589 pages
...instincts resulting from education. (lJ 'Induction' or 'mental association' applies to such cases as that **'things which are equal to the same are equal to one another'** — a truth which we can prove by bringing forward certain numbers and quantities. Induction being... | |
| Thomas Henry Huxley - 1879 - 208 pages
...straight and crooked would have no more meaning to him, than red and blue to the blind. The axiom, that **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another,** is only a particular case of the predication of similarity ; if there were no impressions, it is obvious... | |
| Christian evidence society - 1879
...things, this maxim we apply to the actual material of this world. Did we apply, eg, the axiom that **things which are equal to the same are equal to one another** to actual things, we should first have to ascertain the fact that the two things were exactly equal,... | |
| Thomas Harper - Metaphysics - 1881
...Principle in order of reduction. PROLEGOMENON I. The Law of equality is usually expressed in this wise: **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another.** Here, at length, a Principle is set before us, which seems to carry on its front a capacity for becoming... | |
| 1881
...always begin with an invocation to the Pleiades, thus fixing the original November date of the feast. " **Things which are equal to the same are equal to one another."** I have already adduced evidence to show that the Serbian Christmas feast is substantially a more primitive... | |
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