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# JB/135/367/001

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1821 Decr. 27 1831 March 12 M 4
Posologicaly Instruction facilitated

Beginning
Means of facilitation
6
Aneudiagrammatic

2 4

6.
At present let alphabet
employed to designate figures
&c. — not so in aneudiagrammatic
mode:
by present mode only
general & particular ideas obtainable
mixed together; by aneudiagrammatic
only
general ones given

In the current mode the figures, boundary-lines
of the figures, and other lines drawn for the purpose of
the demonstration or the solution of the problem frequently are
no otherwise described designated than by letters of the alphabet,
letters which accompany the corresponding parts of the diagram
In the aneudiagrammatic mode no use is made of
any such arbitrary and irrelevant modes. Each object
whether entire or fractional, triangle for example or
angle, or boundary or angle of a triangle is designated
by the relation it bears to the several other objects,
which frame constitute the subjects, whether principal or accessory
of the proposition. In this mode no one of all
the ideas which the student receives and retains can
be any other than general ones: in the current mode
along with general ideas are retained promiscuously received and retained a
multitude of ideas which are no other than particular
ones: ideas which bear relation to the individual
diagram and which when the individual diagram
is out of sight, drop out of the mind

7.
The aneudiagrammatic &
diagrammatic appellatives
like common & proper names.

The aneudiagrammatic denominations appellations of the objects
are to the diagrammatic appellations which that
which in grammar common names are to proper ones.

8.
Test of conception of a proposition
ability to express it aneudiagrammatically:
words
are mordants to ideas.

The test of a mans having a clear conception
of a proposition, enuntiative part, preparative part; and demonstrative
together, is — his being able to give expression to these
several parts in the aneudiagrammatic mode: a
mans ideas never can be clear, because they
never can be determinate, till he is able to give expression
to these in words: one may never perhaps say till he has actually
given expression to them by words: words are to ideas, what
in the art of dying mordants are to fugitive colours: instruments of fixative: and in the case of
ideas, instruments altogether
indispensable.
[+]

[+] It is only by being
the idea of a species of
figure object that any idea
can be applicable to and
idea of any individual
object any other than
the individual object by
which it has in the first
instance been suggested.

Identifier: | JB/135/367/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 135.

1821-12-27

6-7

135

posology

367

posology

001

text sheet

1

recto

d4 / e4

jeremy bentham

c wilmott 1819

andreas louriottis

1819

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