Aristotelian logic


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Aristotelian logic

n.
1. Aristotle's deductive method of logic, especially the theory of the syllogism.
2. The formal logic based on Aristotle's and dealing with the relations between propositions in terms of their form instead of their content.
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Aristotelian logic

(ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən)
n
(Philosophy) the logical theories of Aristotle as developed in the Middle Ages, concerned mainly with syllogistic reasoning: traditional as opposed to modern or symbolic logic
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