Definitions for organonˈɔr gəˌnɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•ga•nonˈɔr gəˌnɒn(n.)(pl.)-na; -nons.

  1. an instrument of thought or knowledge.

    Category: Philosphy

  2. a system of rules or principles of demonstration or investigation.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of organon:

1580–90; < Gk órganon; see organ

Princeton's WordNet

  1. organon(noun)

    a system of principles for philosophic or scientific investigations; an instrument for acquiring knowledge

Wiktionary

  1. organon(Noun)

    A set of principles that are used in science or philosophy.

  2. organon(Noun)

    The name given by Aristotle's followers to his six works on logic.

  3. Organon(ProperNoun)

    the standard collection of the works of Aristotelian logic

  4. Origin: From ὄργανον.

Freebase

  1. Organon

    The Organon is the standard collection of Aristotle's six works on logic. The name Organon was given by Aristotle's followers, the Peripatetics. They are as follows: ⁕Categories ⁕On Interpretation ⁕Prior Analytics ⁕Posterior Analytics ⁕Topics ⁕Sophistical Refutations

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Organon

    a term adopted by Bacon to denote a system of rules for the regulation of scientific inquiry.

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