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" The three terms are named the major, the minor, and the middle. The predicate of the conclusion is called the major term, because it is generally of a larger extension than the minor term, or the subject. "
Logic: Or, The Right Use of Reason, in the Inquiry After Truth - Page 207
by Isaac Watts - 1809 - 287 pages
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Logick: Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1755 - 365 pages
...Predicate of the Conclufion is called the major Term, becaufe it is generally of a larger Extenfion than the minor Term, or the Subject. The major and...Extremes. The middle Term is the third Idea invented and difpofed in two Propofitions in fuch a Manner as to .fhew the Connexion between the major and minor...
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Logick: Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth. With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1763 - 365 pages
...Term becanfe it is generally of a larger Extenfion than the minor Term, or the Subjeft. The *<z/or and minor Terms are called the Extremes. The middle Term is the third Idea invented and difpofed in two Propofitions in fuch a Manner as to ftiew the Connexion between the major and minor...
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Logic: Or, the Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth ..., Part 4

Isaac Watts - 1792 - 326 pages
...the major termt becaufe it is generally of a larger extenfion than the minor term, or the fubject. The major and minor terms are called the extremes. - The middle term is the third idea invented, and difpofed in two propofitions, in fuch a manner as to Ihew the connexion between the major and minor...
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Logick; Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Inquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1801 - 365 pages
...propositions the proxime or immediate matter of it. The three terms are named the major, the minor, Jj and the middle. The predicate of the conclusion is...extremes. The middle term is the third idea invented and dis- <>; posed in two propositions, in such a manner as to -i shew the connexion between the major...
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Logic, Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1802 - 300 pages
...the major term, becaufe it is generally of a larger extenfion than the minor term, or the fubject. The major and minor terms are called the extremes. The middle term is the third idea invented and difi pofed in two propofitions in fueh a manner as to fhew the connection between the major and minor...
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Logic, Or, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth: With a ...

Isaac Watts - Conduct of life - 1802 - 300 pages
...becaufe it is generally of a larger extenfion than the minor term, or the fubject. The major and minot terms are called the extremes. The middle term is the third idea invented and difpofed in two propofitions in fuch a manner as 10 (hew the connection between the major and minor...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1803
...a larger compafs and more general fignification than the minor term, or fubjecl; of the conclufion. The major and minor terms are called the extremes. The middle term is the third idea difpofed in two propofitions, in filch a manner as to fliow the coni)(exion between the major and minor...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...three propositions composed of three ideas or terms variously joined. These three terms are Called the major, the minor, and the middle. The predicate...conclusion is called the major term, because it is commonly of a larger compass and more general signification than the minor term, or subject of the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...three propositions composed of three ideas or terms variously joined. These three terms are called the major, the minor, and the middle. The predicate...conclusion is called the major term, because it is commonly of a larger compass and more general signification than the minor term, or subject of the...
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Elements of Logick: Or, A Summary of the General Principles and Different ...

Levi Hedge - Logic - 1821 - 178 pages
...conclusion. I These are composed of three terms, denominated the major, the minor, and the middle terms. The predicate of the conclusion is called the major term,* because it is the most general ; and the subject of the conclusion, the miner term, because it is the least general....
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