organon definition

  • noun:
    • some maxims for use in medical or philosophical investigation.
    • a collection of principles which can be found in technology or viewpoint.
    • title written by Aristotle's followers to his six works on logic.
    • An organ or tool; for this reason, an approach through which philosophical or medical research could be conducted; -- a phrase followed from the Aristotelian article writers by Lord Bacon, due to the fact subject (“Novum Organon”) of part of his treatise on philosophical method.
    • An organ; a guitar.
    • a musical instrument of thought.
    • therefore A code of rules or axioms for clinical investigation.
    • In addition organum.
    • a method of axioms for philosophic or systematic investigations; an instrument for acquiring knowledge

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