Traditional Logic


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Traditional Logic

 

(also traditional formal logic), the general designation for the systems of deductive logic that do not involve the use of formal languages, or the apparatus of mathematical logic. The basis of traditional logic is syllogistic reasoning.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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