Philosophy as Scientia Scientiarum: And, A History of Classifications of the Sciences

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Sivu 19 - twas ever meant That we should pry far off, yet be unraised : That we should pore, and dwindle as we pore, Viewing all objects unremittingly In disconnection dead and spiritless ; And still dividing and dividing still Break down all grandeur...
Sivu 105 - If we emerge from this vast operation," wrote the former of these authors in the Prospectus, "we shall owe it mainly to the chancellor Bacon, who sketched the plan of an universal dictionary of sciences and arts at a time when there were not, so to speak, either arts or sciences. This extraordinary genius, when it was impossible to write a history of what men already knew, wrote one of that which they had to learn.
Sivu 122 - ... actions, for the attainment of his own ends; or the signs the mind makes use of both in the one and the other, and the right ordering of them for its clearer information.
Sivu 229 - SCIENCES. 85 \ of the components, or than can exist between the Sciences which deal with one or other order of the things composed. The three groups of Sciences may be briefly defined as — laws of the forms; laws of the factors; laws of the products.
Sivu 122 - The end of this is bare speculative truth; and whatsoever can afford the mind of man any such, falls under this branch, whether it be God himself, angels, spirits, bodies, or any of their affections, as number, and figure, etc.
Sivu 5 - Keason which pervades all nature and originates all intelligence. Philosophy aims to raise the mind gradually and legitimately to a point from which this unity may be visible, while the distinctions of the special sciences are not only not effaced, but lie clearly and truthfully before it. If I seek to vindicate and magnify this aim it is not because I suppose its reasonableness is likely to be directly and explicitly denied, but because its importance can scarcely in the present day be too often...
Sivu 103 - ... says that the first part, of philosophy is " Metaphysics, in which are contained the principles of knowledge, among which are found the explication of the principal attributes of God, of the immateriality of the soul, and of all the clear and simple notions that are in us.
Sivu 107 - Poesy is typical History, by which ideas that are objects of the intellect are represented in forms that are objects of the sense.
Sivu 198 - Classification thus obtained, depends neither upon the faculties of the mind to which the separate parts of our knowledge owe their origin, nor upon the objects which each science contemplates; but upon a more natural and fundamental element; — namely, the Ideas which each science involves. The Ideas regulate and connect the facts, and are the foundations of the reasoning, in each science...
Sivu 123 - CTTj/tttunKij, or the doctrine of signs, the most usual whereof being words, it is aptly enough termed also Aoyue?}, logic; the business whereof is to consider the nature of signs the mind makes use of for the understanding of things, or conveying its knowledge to others.

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