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Inquiry

Used in the context of general equities. In-line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock.

Inquiry

1. A request in which one investor asks another to make a bid or offer on a security.

2. An indication of interest by a potential customer or client. Generally speaking, an inquiry follows an advertisement or word-of-mouth information about the company. The number of inquiries can help a company determine the effectiveness of its marketing. Likewise, the number of inquiries relative to the number of actual customers or clients can help the company determine the quality of its products and/or staff.
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Assumptions pertaining to the logic of science are called protopropositions and are comprised of both definitions and postulates, while the set of assumptions pertaining to the specific formulations of a particular science are called metapropositions (Kantor, 1959, p.
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.
Carnap's response was to stop asking that question, and epistemology become the purely formally oriented "logic of science"--bereft of precisely the foundationalist ambitions the ascription of which many of Quine's criticisms turned upon (as chapter 9 suggests)!
The speculative behaviourism of the 1920s was generally viewed With embarrassment by those who would, under the influence of various developments in the logic of science both within and outside of the discipline, usher in a new era of neobehaviourism and behavioural science.