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inquiry

(Request for information), noun examination, examination into facts or principles, exploration, hearing, inquisition, interrogatio, interrogation, investigation, poll, probe, query, question, scrutiny, search, search for information, survey
Associated concepts: duty to inquire, inquiry into title, reaaonable inquiry, speculative inquiry
Foreign phrases: Quaerere dat sapere quae sunt legitima vere.Inquiry is the way to know what things are truly lawwul. Quaeras de dubiis legem bene discere si vis. Inquire into doubtful matters if you wish to understand the law well. Quaere de dubiis, quia per rationes pervenitur adlegitimam rationem. Inquire into doubtful matters, because by reasoning we arrive at legal reason.

inquiry

(Systematic investigation), noun analyzation, asking, assay, canvassing, cognitio, conference, delving into evidence, disquisition, examination, exploration, funnamental research, hearing, hearing of evidence, inquest, inquisitio, inquisition, interrogation, investigation, legal trial, narrow search, overview, perusal, probe, pursuit, quaestio, question, research, scrutiny, search, study, surrey, trial
Associated concepts: Grand Jury Inquiry, judicial inquiry, public inquiry
See also: analysis, canvass, case, chase, conversation, cross-questioning, deliberation, demand, discernment, discovery, experiment, hearing, indagation, inquest, inspection, interrogation, investigation, judgment, legal proceeding, market, matter, poll, probe, pursuit, quest, research, scrutiny, test, trial, voir dire

INQUIRY, WRIT OF. A writ of inquiry is one issued where a judgment has been entered in a case sounding in damages, without any particular amount being ascertained; this writ is for the purpose of ascertaining the amount to which the plaintiff is entitled. Vide Writ Of Inquiry.

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That is to say, the protopostulates of the logic of science may be expected to change more slowly than the metapostulates, followed by the postulates of the system proper.
He held a brief academic position as Lecturer in Logic at Johns Hopkins University (1879-84); and, although unable to secure a permanent academic position, Peirce conducted lectures at Harvard and Boston's Lowell Institute in 1865-66 on the logic of science, on British logicians in 1869-70, on the method of pragmatism in 1903, and on the logic of inquiry in 1907.
Using a critical thinking approach, Smolin brings nutrition out of the classroom and allows students to apply the logic of science to their own nutrition concerns - both as consumers and as future scientists and health professionals.