organon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon).

Noun[edit]

organon (plural organons)

  1. A set of principles that are used in science or philosophy.
    • 1999, Kant (Guyer and Wood trans.), Critique of Pure Reason, Cambridge University Press.
      Hence pure reason is that which contains the principles for cognizing something absolutely a priori. An organon of pure reason would be a sum total of those principles.
    Synonym: organum
  2. The name given by Aristotle's followers to his six works on logic. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Noun[edit]

organon

  1. accusative singular of organo