Deductive Logic

by George William Joseph Stock, M.A.

Exercises Part 1

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  • Year Published: 1888
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: England
  • Source: Stock, G. W. J. (1888). Deductive Logic. Oxford, England; Pembroke College.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 11.0
  • Word Count: 718
  • Genre: Informational
  • Keywords: math, math history
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Classify the following words according as they are categorematic, syncategorematic or acategorematic;—

   come          peradventure      why
   through      inordinately         pshaw
   therefore    circumspect        puss
   grand          inasmuch            stop
   touch          sameness           back
   cage           disconsolate      candle.


Classify the following things according as they are substances, qualities or relations;—

   God                 likeness            weight
   blueness        grass                  imposition
   ocean              introduction      thinness
   man                 air                       spirit
   Socrates         raillery                heat
   mortality          plum                   fire.


1. Give six instances each of-attribute, abstract, singular, privative, equivocal and relative terms.

2. Select from the following list of words such as are terms, and state whether they are (1) abstract or concrete, (2) singular or common, (3) univocal or equivocal:—

   van            table              however
   enter         decidedly     tiresome
   very           butt                Solomon
   infection    bluff              Czar
   short          although      Caesarism
   distance    elderly         Nihilist.

3. Which of the following words are abstract terms?—

   quadruped           event                through
   hate                       desirability      thorough
   fact                         expressly        thoroughness
   faction                   wish                 light
   inconvenient        will                   garden
   inconvenience     volition            grind.

4. Refer the following terms to their proper place under each of the divisions in the scheme:—

   horse            husband          London
   free                lump                empty
   liberty            rational           capital
   impotent        reason           Capitol
   impetuosity   irrationality    grave
   impulsive       double           calf.

5. Give six instances each of proper names and designations.

6. Give six instances each of connotative and non-connotative terms.

7. Give the extension and intension of—

   sermon          animal     sky
   clock              square     gold
   sport              fish            element
   bird                student     fluid
   art                  river          line
   gas                servant     language


Arrange the following terms in order of extension--carnivorous, thing,
matter, mammal, organism, vertebrate, cat, substance, animal.