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It is rarely the case in literature that the syllogism is fully stated: generally one of the premises is omitted.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
If the major premise of this syllogism be granted, the conclusion is unquestionable.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
However, if this were put into a syllogism, it would read as follows: All persons who do wrong pay the penalty soon.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Whatever can be proved at all can be reduced to a syllogism but agreement upon premises is in this case impossible.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
But Aquinas, with his Aristotelian method of syllogism and definitions, could not go beyond Augustine.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
What is known as a "syllogism" is the expression in words of the various parts of the complete process of reasoning or argument.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The conclusion must naturally follow from the premises, otherwise the syllogism is invalid and constitutes a fallacy or sophism.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
There was a code by which to decide upon the admissibility and value of proffered testimony—the rules of the syllogism.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
The figures and terms of the syllogism provided a scheme for deciding upon the exact bearing of every statement propounded.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
He had only to secure a new postulate: the rest of the syllogism followed as a matter of course.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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