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First Principles: There Are Certain Primary Truths, Or First Principles, On Which All Subsequent Reasoning Must Depend

“In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)

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First Principles: The Importance of Resting Questions On Available Evidence

“In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.”  – Alexander Hamilton (1788) Relevant discussion of any allegations made against anyone else depends on first obtaining the primary evidence … Continue reading

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