propositional calculus(redirected from Truth-functional propositional logic)
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The branch of symbolic logic that deals with the relationships formed between propositions by connectives such as and, or, and if as opposed to their internal structure.
(Logic) the system of symbolic logic concerned only with the relations between propositions as wholes, taking no account of their internal structure. Compare predicate calculus
the branch of symbolic logic that deals with the logical relations between unanalyzed propositions, as conjunction, disjunction, negation, and implication. Compare functional calculus. Also called propositional calculus.
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|Noun||1.||propositional calculus - a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate them|