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organon

Line breaks: or|ga¦non
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːɡ(ə)nɒn
 
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Definition of organon in English:

noun

An instrument of thought, especially a means of reasoning or a system of logic.
Example sentences
  • For Marshall refused to accept George's organon.
  • In the first place, he promoted logic from being the organon or tool of philosophy to that organic part of it which as bones and sinews supplied the articulation and dynamic of its structure.
  • So Hegel's objection to the organon theory of knowledge presupposes just what this theory calls in question: the possibility of absolute knowledge.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting a bodily organ): from Greek, literally 'instrument, organ'. Organon was the title of Aristotle's logical treatises.

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