connective

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connective

An operator used in logic to combine two logical formulas. See first order logic.
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Chapter 2 covers many-valued and modal logics, with algebraic semantics; Chapter 3 is about properties of connectives such as truth-functionality and extensionality.
The central chapters (5-8) on the connectives follow a general pattern.
This kind of rigid teaching contributes to an overuse and misuse of connectives that can be exemplified briefly by the following paragraph from a student's essay: