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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
n : deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from
English → English (gcide)
Syllogism \Syl"lo*gism\, n. [OE. silogisme, OF. silogime,
sillogisme, F. syllogisme, L. syllogismus, Gr. syllogismo`s a
reckoning all together, a reasoning, syllogism, fr.
syllogi`zesqai to reckon all together, to bring at once
before the mind, to infer, conclude; sy`n with, together +
logi`zesqai to reckon, to conclude by reasoning. See Syn-,
and Logistic, Logic.] (Logic)
The regular logical form of every argument, consisting of
three propositions, of which the first two are called the
premises, and the last, the conclusion. The conclusion
necessarily follows from the premises; so that, if these are
true, the conclusion must be true, and the argument amounts
Note: as in the following example:
[1913 Webster] Every virtue is laudable; Kindness is a
virtue; Therefore kindness is laudable.
[1913 Webster] These propositions are denominated
respectively the major premise, the minor premise, and
Note: If the premises are not true and the syllogism is
regular, the reasoning is valid, and the conclusion,
whether true or false, is correctly derived.