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Single Idea 18794

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 1. Overview of Logic]

Full Idea

The boundaries of logic are determined quite precisely by the fact that logic is the science that exhaustively presents and strictly proves nothing but the formal rules of all thinking.

Gist of Idea

Logic has precise boundaries, and is the formal rules for all thinking


Immanuel Kant (Critique of Pure Reason [1781], B Pref ix)

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'Critique of Pure Reason', ed/tr. Guyer,P /Wood,A W [CUO 1998], p.106

A Reaction

Presumably it does not give the rules for ridiculous thinking, so more will be required. The interesting bit is the universality of the claim.