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An edition of An investigation of the laws of thought
(1854)

# An investigation of the laws of thought

## on which are founded the mathematical theories of logic and probabilities

## by George Boole

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This edition was published
in **1854**
by
Walton and Maberly
in
London.

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## An investigation of the laws of thought

First published in 1854

###### Subjects

Probabilities, Symbolic and mathematical Logic, Thought and thinking, Probabilités, Logique symbolique et mathématique, Pensée, Logic, symbolic and mathematical#### Excerpts

1. THE design of the following treatise is to investigate the fundamental laws of those operations of the mind by which reasoning is performed; to give expression to them in the symbolical language of a Calculus, and upon this foundation to establish the science of Logic and construct its method ; to make that method itself the basis of a general method for the application of the mathematical doctrine of Probabilities ; and, finally, to collect from the various elements of truth brought to view in the course of these inquiries some probable intimations concerning the nature and constitution of the human mind.

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#### Classifications

Library of Congress | BC135 .B7 |

## An investigation of the laws of thought

### on which are founded the mathematical theories of logic and probabilities

####
This edition was published
in **1854**
by
Walton and Maberly
in
London.

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