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Fallacies Fallacies 2 (8)
§.2. Subjects — 1. faciendum
§.3. II. Subjects on the occasion of which this argument may be
2. Subjects on occasion
of which —
all to which their
2. As to the subjects on the occasion of which it is employed.
— These are neither more nor less than
any and every subject on the occasion on which it
may happen to them to have need — or to conceive
or assume to themselves to have need — to give make effect
application of and exercise to, such their power.
question quid faciendum
and do quid factum pervades
the whole field
of their power: authority
regard-worthy as to
facta may be not so
as to facienda
In regard to the subjects in question these subjects one distinction
as being one that which pervades the whole field of their power will ought here
require to be brought to view: and that it is the distinction
between what may be termed a question of fact opinion and what viz. imparting
either approbation or disapprobation of something that is proposed, and
what may be termed a question of opinion fact. Brought to view
and why? — because what Since it will frequently happen is that
that of the same whilst the authority of one person person whose authority is good in respect
to the a question of fact is entitled to more or less regard it is not so entitled in
respect of the to a question of opinion.
[+ Question is proposed
by every thing proposed
to be done.]
[Be the persons who they may — as often as any
thing is proposed to be done by them — a question is thereby
proposed to them — shall it or shall it not be done?
Question of opinion
is as to facienda,
of fact, as to facta,
viz. praesentia et praeterita:
a view to facienda.
By the question of opinion authority quid faciendum I mean the question
concerning on the occasion in what ought to be done: the question what
on the occasion in question under consideration in relation to the subject in
question under consideration — ought by the persons in question to be done.
By the question of fact quid factum I mean the question concerning
what is or has been: the question concerning such matters
of fact in relation to which, for the purpose of the determination
to do or to forbear doing what is proposed, it is desirable that
the persons in question
should be in possession
of such information as
the nature of the case
happens to afford.
Identifier: | JB/104/146/001
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3-4, 4a, 5
subjects on the occasion of which this argument may be employed
c3 / e4 / e1