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syl·lo·gis·tic

 (sĭl′ə-jĭs′tĭk) also syl·lo·gis·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or consisting of a syllogism or syllogisms.

syl′lo·gis′ti·cal·ly adv.

syllogistic

(ˌsɪləˈdʒɪstɪk)
adj
(Logic) of, relating to or consisting of syllogisms
n (often plural)
1. (Logic) the branch of logic concerned with syllogisms
2. (Logic) reasoning by means of syllogisms
ˌsylloˈgistically adv
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Adj.1.syllogistic - of or relating to or consisting of syllogism; "syllogistic reasoning"
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syllogistic

[ˌsɪləˈdʒɪstɪk] ADJsilogístico

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It may happen that this majority of States is a small minority of the people of America;[3] and two thirds of the people of America could not long be persuaded, upon the credit of artificial distinctions and syllogistic subtleties, to submit their interests to the management and disposal of one third.
s metaphysical ruminations, Friel restricts his characterization and narrative to a syllogistic working-through - the characters explicate themselves to each other so completely that they function more as opposing ciphers in a neatly framed polemic than as fully realized and individuated characters.
He writes, in a somewhat syllogistic fragment, that "Every living thing that is beautiful has semblance list scheinhaft]" and "Every artistic thing that is beautiful has semblance [Schein]," inferring, invalidly, that artistic things must therefore be alive "in one sense or other.
Then, in the fourth of these logical works, Posterior Analytics, Aristotle is understood to have examined in some detail the way the best kind of syllogistic reasoning - demonstration - functions.
Second comes 'Theses for Debate', consisting of biblical propositions selected mainly from the first three books of the Pentateuch, and illustrating how Martyr drew on the syllogistic reasoning of Aristotle during his five years' stay in Strasbourg where he lectured on the Old Testament.
I refer not just to the jargon and the excessive and sometimes specious use of syllogistic terms such as "hence," "therefore," "then," and "thus.
About 12 percent of the population follows this path, using the syllogistic method of Saint Thomas Aquinas known as Scholastic prayer.
The following discourse, though perhaps of little syllogistic coherence, is offered with the thought that Sal Martirano hovers near by to hear it.
Thus the narrator remembers the names of the syllogisms in the mnemonic method of scholastic logic, "Barbara" for the first mood of the first syllogistic figure and "Baroco" for the second figure, and these become code names for protagonists in the novel - more precisely for members of a band of smugglers.
Aristotle developed a method called syllogistic logic for analyzing and evaluating arguments.
Hellenic, Arabic and Western European cultures have all recognized the syllogistic mood AAA (Barbara) as valid, AEA as invalid Validity and invalidity are functions of inherent relations among the ideas expressed; they are not the result of the mere fact of cultural belief.
By taking account of variations in the interpretation of expressions used as premises in syllogistic reasoning, employing the meaning evaluation technique advocated here, Langford and Hunting (in press) were able to use an adaptation of the model of syllogistic reasoning proposed by Johnson-Laird and Bara (1984) and Johnson-Laird and Byrne (1991) to provide much more detailed predictions regarding syllogistic production data than achieved by Johnson-Laird and his collaborators.