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M. J. Smith and W. H. Burston (eds)
The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: Chrestomathia
INTRODUCTION BY THE ORIGINAL EDITOR (THOMAS SOUTHWOOD SMITH)
CHRESTOMATHIA. FIRST PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
SECOND PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
LIST OF TABLES
CHRESTOMATHIA. NOTES TO CHRESTOMATHIC TABLES
Section I Plan of this Essay
Section II Purposes to which a denomination given to a branch of Art and Science may be applied—viz., Ordinary and Systematic: Properties, desirable in it with a view to these purposes
Section III Imperfections incident to a denomination of this sort: viz. 1. Unexpressiveness; 2. Misexpressiveness
Section IV Inaptness of the appellatives Natural History, Natural Philosophy, and Mathematics
Section V Cause or Origin of this Inaptitude
Section VI Course to be taken for framing the most perfect and instructive System of Encyclopedical Nomenclature that the Nature of the Case admits of
Section VII D 'Alembert's Encyclopedical Map or Tabular Sketch—its Imperfections
section VIII Specimen of a New Encyclopedical Sketch, with a correspondent Synoptic Table, or Diagram.
Section IX Explanations, relative to the above Sketch and Table
Section X Uses of a Synoptic Encyclopedical Table or Diagram
Section XI The Mode of Division should, as far as may be, be exhaustive—why?
Section XII Test of All-comprehensiveness in a Division how constructed—Additional Advantages, Distinctness and Instinctiveness. Bifurcation why necessary
Section XIII Exhaustiveness, as applied by Logical Division—the idea whence taken—Saunderson's Logic—Porphyrian or Ramean Tree—Hermes
Section XIV Imperfection of the current Conceptions relatively to Exhaustiveness and Bifurcation;—ex. gr. 1. In Saunderson's Logic
Section XVI III. Reid and Kaimes, in Kaimes's History of Man
Section XVII Process of exhaustive bifurcation, to what length may and shall it be carried?
Section XVIII How to plant a Ramean Encyclopœdical tree, on any given part of the field of art and science
Section XIX Logical Mode of Division—its Origin explained and illustrated
Section XX Proposed new Names—in what cases desirable—in what likely to be employed?
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
INDEX OF NAMES
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