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DR LEECHMAN'S LOGIC.

FOURTH EDITION.

Outlines of Moral Philosophy. By Dugald

STEWART. With a Memoir, a Supplement, and Questions, by
JAMES M‘Cosh, LL.D., Professor of Logic and Metaphysics,
Queen's University in Ireland, and Author of “The Method of
Divine Government," "The Intuitions of the Mind,” &c. 12mo,

cloth, 3s. 6d. “It is one of the best text-books of mental and moral science ever written. It has not een superseded—it has not even become antiquated. bring it up to the times, it needs only a few Supplementary Notes, introducing the student to discussions which have been brought into prominence by such eminent men as Kant, Sir W. Hamilton, and Mr J. S. Mill.”—From Prof. M'Cosh's Life and Writings of Dugald Stewart” prefixed to this edition.

Dr M Cosh has supplied such Supplementary matter, and has, moreover, appended about eighteen pages of Questions, which may be useful to students.”The Reader (from a Criticism by Professor Masson, Editor of Macmillan's Magazine.)

“Dr M'Cosh is himself a master of Philosophy, and his name is a sufficient guarantee for the learning, discrimination, and general value of this edition.”— Patriot.

The Editor has done everything necessary to give this admirable Manual permanence as a class-book in Colleges, and to extend its usefulness."-Nonconformist.

“These Supplementary Notes are very good.”—Educational Times. “It is well fitted to serve the purpose of a text-book.”—Principal Fairbairn. “A most useful text-book.”—Prof. Greenwood. “Very useful to students."-Dr Hannah.

“Dr M'Cosh's Notes add immensely to the value of the work as a text-book."Prof. Davies.

Outlines of Mental and Moral Science, with

LEXICON of TERMS, &c. By DAVID STUART, D.D. Fcap. 8vo, cloth, 28. 6d.

This valuable little Work, adopted by the Committee of Council on Education, has been prepared expressly for School and College use.

By the

Evil and God: The Mystery.

Rev. JOHN YOUNG, LL.D. Edin. Second Edition. Crown 8vo, cloth, 5s.

The Christ of History: An Argument

GROUNDED in the FACTS of HIS LIFE on EARTH. By the Rev. JOHN YOUNG, LL.D. Edin. Third Edition, Revised. Crown 8vo, cloth, 4s. 6d.

LOGIC:

DESIGNED AS AN INTRODUCTION

TO THE

STUDY OF REASONING.

BY THE

REV. JOHN LEECHMAN, M.A., LL.D.,

GLASG. UNIV.

Fourth Edition,

ILLUSTRATED BY DIAGRAMS, WITH COPIOUS EXERCISES

FOR PRACTICE.

LONDON:
WILLIAM ALLAN & CO., STATIONERS' HALL COURT.

1864.

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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.

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THE subject of the following work is confessedly unpopular. It has been selected, however, not merely from personal predilection, but from a conviction of its utility. The misconceptions and prejudices that prevail respecting Logic are too deeply rooted to be easily or speedily eradicated; but were the Science known in its true principles and application, it could not fail to obtain a prominent place in every system of liberal education. It is not only recommended by its venerable antiquity, and the universal dominion which it once exercised over the learned world; but it is intimately connected with the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of the human mind; it forms and cultivates some of our most valuable mental habits; and its intimate relation to daily practice can scarcely be denied.

Elementary works on Logic are not easily procurable ; and those that are most common are calculated rather to bewilder than to direct the youthful student. To remedy this evil is the object of the following treatise. It is intended as a convenient introduction to this branch of

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