An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent NO one is likely to deny that a question is distinct both from a conclusion and from an assertion and an assertion will be found to be equally distinct from a conclusion. For, if we rest our affirmation on argu ments, this shows that we are not asserting; and, when we assert, we do not argue. An assertion is as distinct from a conclusion, as a word of command is from a per suasion or recommendation. Command and assertion, as such, both Of them, in their different ways, ...

An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent (Classic Reprint) 2017, Forgotten Books

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