system of logic

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Noun1.system of logic - a system of reasoning
system of rules, system - a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"
Aristotelian logic - the syllogistic logic of Aristotle as developed by Boethius in the Middle Ages
formal logic, mathematical logic, symbolic logic - any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
extrapolate - gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating
induce - reason or establish by induction
deduce, derive, infer, deduct - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
negate, contradict - prove negative; show to be false
elicit - derive by reason; "elicit a solution"
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Richard Patterson, on the other hand, attempts to show that Aristotle's system of logic as well as his modal logic must be studied in the light of his fundamental theory of syntax and his metaphysics.
Frege, after deep thought, realized that his system of logic could not handle the contradiction, so that he found his project worthless at the moment of completion.
Ancient Chinese thought boasts no system of logic like that of Aristotle in the West.

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