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1831. June 6
Posology.
Introduction
§. Branches of Posology
1.
§ IV, Branches of Posology.
2.
So many subject matters
or modifications of one
allcomprehensive matter
so may branches
— subject matters real
and even fictitious
entities. In regard to
real entities —
1. Quantities, form
disregarding
2. Quantity, formregarding
3. Motion.
3.
Here a fictitious entity.
4.
Ancient logicians
distinguished matter
into continuous and
uncontinuous: every
mass has form: beyond
one there must be
masses more or less
distant: arithmetic
the denomination
of what belongs
to number.
5.
Presently will be
seen how the mind
arrives at form
and quantity regarding
branch,
next quantity
regarding — first
called Geometry —
second Arithmetic.
6.
Abstraction is the
instrument — operation
— by which this
distinction is
7.
Although number
without form is last
come to, yet very
simple and easy
in comparison of
form — this easiest
this first.
8.
Scientific alegomorphics
In arithmetic two
branches — 1. ordinary
or numeral — 2.
extraordinary, literal,
symbolical, or transcendental,
commonly
called Algebra: to an
English ear Algebra
unmeaning.
9.
The literal signs
are signs of
signs of the second
order.
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