Canon (basic principle)
The concept of canon is very broad; in a general sense it refers to being one (adjectival) or a group (noun) of official, authentic or approved rules or laws, particularly ecclesiastical; or group of official, authentic, or approved literary or artistic works, such as the literature of a particular author, of a particular genre, or a particular group of religious scriptural texts, or similarly, one or a body of rules, principles, or standards accepted as axiomatic and universally binding in a religion, or a field of study or art. This can be related to such topics as literary canons.
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- Artistic canons of body proportions
- Axiom: a statement that is taken to be true, to serve as a starting point for further reasoning and arguments.
- Canon (disambiguation)
- Canon law: a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority
- Canonical (disambiguation)
- Western canon: the body of literature, music, philosophy, and works of art that is highly valued in Western culture
- Norm (philosophy): concepts (sentences) of practical import, oriented to effecting an action
- Principle: rule that has to be followed or is an inevitable consequence of something, such as the laws observed in nature
- Rule of inference: in logic, a logical form consisting of a function which takes premises, analyzes their syntax, and returns a conclusion (or conclusions)
- Rhetoric: the art of persuasion
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- W.C Sayers (1915–1916) established a system of canons of classification Sayers, W.C. (1915-1916). Canons of classification applied to "The subject", "The expansive", "The decimal" and "The Library of Congress" classifications: A study in bibliographical classification method. Lindon: Grafton.
- S. R. Ranganathan developed a theory of facet analysis which he presented as a detailed series of 46 canons, 13 postulates and 22 principles. in Prolegomena to library classification. New York: Asia Publishing House. Spiteri, Louise (1998). A Simplified Model for Facet Analysis: Ranganathan 101. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science—Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Information et de Bibliotheconomie, 23(1-2), 1-30., Retrieved from: http://iainstitute.org/en/learn/research/a_simplified_model_for_facet_analysis.php
- Toye, Richard (2013). Rhetoric A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-965136-8.
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