Reading Bolzano. Part 1.

The next installment brings few surprises. Bolzano argues for dividing knowledge into parts, and for interlinking those parts, within reason. It is a little surprising (to me) that Bolzano that early in his text defines what he means by ‘Wissenschaft’, and by a rather flexible definition: whatever is deemed worthy to be presented in a book he demands to be permitted to call ‘Wissenschaft’:

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(This installment brought an innovation in form: the colors correspond to the portions of the text translated. Apart from that, the colors are not intended to mean anything.)

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