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" A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon table, the master desired to know what was become of the other leg. The man answered that storks had never... "
The Elements of Deductive Logic: Designed Mainly for the Use of Junior ... - Page 143
by Thomas Fowler - 1867 - 174 pages
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The Process of Thought Adapted to Words and Language: Together with a ...

Alfred Smee - Language and languages - 1851 - 77 pages
...quoted by Professor De Morgan, which is a good example of a transparent quibble of this character. " A servant who was roasting a stork for his master, was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon table, the master desired...
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The Mind of Man: Being a Natural System of Mental Philosophy

Alfred Smee - Philosophy of mind - 1875 - 262 pages
...quoted by Professor De Morgan, which is a good example of a transparent quibble of this character. ' A servant who was roasting a stork for his master, was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon table, the master desired...
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The Theory of Thought: A Treatise on Deductive Logic

Noah Knowles Davis - Logic - 1880 - 316 pages
...to the statement that jests are usually palpable fallacies. Boccaccio tells the following story : " A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon the table, the master...
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Logic, Deductive and Inductive

Thomas Fowler - Logic - 1895 - 365 pages
...an • As, for instance, Mill (Logic, Bk. V. ch. vi. 4), Port Royal Logic vPart III. ch. xix. \ 5, 7). The latter virtually treats both fallacies as if they were a dicto secnndum quid ad dictum simpliciter. ' Mr. de Morgan adduces one of Boccaccio's stories as affording...
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A Manual of Logic, Volume 2

James Welton - Logic - 1896
...simpliciter ad dictum secundum quid is contained in the following story told by Boceacio in the Decameron : A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon the table, the master...
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Logic; Or, The Analytic of Explicit Reasoning

George Hugh Smith - Logic - 1901 - 266 pages
...give us the story of the stork, from Boccaccio, which, as quoted by Professor Davis, is as follows : " A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon the table the master...
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Logic, Deductive and Inductive

Thomas Fowler - Logic - 1905 - 365 pages
...an • As, for instance, Mill (Logic, Bk. V. ch. vi. 4), Port Royal Logic (Part III. ch. xix. 5, 7). The latter virtually treats both fallacies...was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon table, the master desired...
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How the Mind Falls Into Error: A Brief Treatment of Fallacies, for the ...

Henry Bradford Smith - Fallacies (Logic) - 1923 - 93 pages
...fallacy of accident. As a further example consider a tale from Boccaccio which is cited by De Morgan: "A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut -off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon the table, the master...
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Textbook of Logic

Holly Estil Cunningham - Logic - 1924 - 428 pages
...therefore by all people, we are guilty of the converse fallacy. From Boccaccio the following tale is told : "A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off a leg for her to eat. When the bird came upon the table, the master...
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Educational Equity

Karen J. Maschke - Law - 1997 - 322 pages
...the test taker. Indeed, the following sample LSAT question was highly criticized in the early 1980's: A servant who was roasting a stork for his master was prevailed upon by his sweetheart to cut off one of its legs for her to eat. When the bird was brought to the...
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