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厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)
A COLLECTION OF 4 ITEMS, COMPRISING:
i. Elementary lessons in logic: deductive and inductive with copious questions and examples, and a vocabulary of logical terms. London: Macmillan, 1904, new edition, original reddish-brown cloth, [T&W J13], slightly worn at extremities
ii. On a general system of numerically definite reasoning. [From the fourth volume of the third series of "Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester." Session 1869-70.]. London: Taylor and Francis, 1870, original pale blue wrappers, (bought from Roger Gaskell, 1992) [T&W J14]
iii. "Preliminary account of certain logical inventions. The logical abacus and logical machine." [in:] Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool, during the fifty-fifth session 1865-66. No. XX, Eleventh ordinary meeting, pp.177-180. London: Longman, Green, Reader & Dyer, 1867, original blind-stamped cloth, (bought from Pickering & Chatto, 1998), [T&W J16], cloth worn, spine torn and defective
iv.The principles of science: a treatise on logic and scientific method. London: Macmillan, 1887, reprint of second edition, original cloth, (Allan Library, City Road, bookplate, stamps; bought from Pickering & Chatto, 1986), [T&W J18], bubbling to cloth, staining to lower cover
8vo (4)
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In the second item Jevons proposes a modification of the systems to permit numerical quantities in the logical reasoning developed by George Boole and Augustus DeMorgan. The third item is a notice of Jevons' important lecture presenting his logical abacus, which is described fully in The Substitution of Similars (1869, see previous lot).

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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