What does organon mean?

Definitions for organonˈɔr gəˌnɒn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. organon(noun)

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


  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.


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Organon

    or′ga-non, n. an instrument: a system of rules and principles for scientific investigation: a system of thought: the logic of Aristotle—also Or′ganum:—pl. Or′gana. [Gr., from ergon, a work.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Organon

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

Anagrams for organon »

  1. Rangoon

  2. Noongar


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of organon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of organon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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