Aristotle - The Organon - index for ANALYTICA POSTERIORA Book 1

Posterior Analytics

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Part 1 Proceeding from pre-existent knowledge
Part 2 Unqualified scientific knowledge
Part 3 Terminating regress in indemonstrable premisses
Part 4 Scientific knowledge must rest on essential premisses
Part 5 Failure of commensurate universality
Part 6 Demonstrative knowledge rests on necessary truths
Part 7 No demonstration may pass from one genus to another
Part 8 Commensurately universal premisses yield eternal conclusions
Part 9 Attribute demonstration only from 'appropriate' basic truths
Part 10 Basic truths, peculiar (to a genus), and common (to all)
Part 11 Existence of forms, contradiction, excluded middle
Part 12 There are distinctively scientific questions
Part 13 Knowledge of the fact differs from knowledge of the reasoned fact
Part 14 Of all the figures the most scientific is the first
Part 15 Atomic connexions and disconnexions
Part 16 Ignorance is error produced by inference
Part 17 Attributes not atomically connected or disconnected
Part 18 Demonstration develops from universals, induction from particulars
Part 19 Every syllogism is effected by means of three terms
Part 20 Middle terms cannot be infinite in number
Part 21 That the regress of middles terminates
Part 22 Dialectical considerations
Part 23 Some corollaries
Part 24 Universal demonstration is better than particular
Part 25 Affirmative demonstration excels negative
Part 26 Negative demonstration and reductio ad impossibile
Part 27 Exactness and priority in science
Part 28 A single science is one whose domain is a single genus
Part 29 One can have several demonstrations of the same connexion
Part 30 There is no knowledge by demonstration of chance conjunctions
Part 31 Knowledge of things demonstrable cannot be acquired by perception
Part 32 Basic truths are not limited in number
Part 33 Scientific knowledge differs from opinion
Part 34 Quick wit is a faculty of hitting upon the middle term instantaneously

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