## syllogisms

Noun

- plural form of
*syllogism*

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- He did not regard logic as a branch of mathematics, as the title of his earlier pamphlet might be taken to imply, but he pointed out such a deep analogy between the symbols of algebra and those which can be made, in his opinion, to represent logical forms and
**syllogisms**, that we can hardly help saying that logic is mathematics restricted to the two quantities, o and 1. - Moreover, it is clear that Aristotle addressed himself to readers as well as hearers, as in concluding his whole theory of
**syllogisms**he says, " There would remain for all of you or for our hearers (763,7 co y uµWV rt T&?v ipcpoapEVwv) a duty of according to the defects of the investigation consideration, to its discoveries much gratitude " (Sophistical Elenchi, 34, 184 b 6). - He may have laid out the sequence of
**syllogisms**from the Analytics onwards; but how about the Categories and the De Interpretatione? - A degenerate society cared nothing for
**syllogisms**grown threadbare by repetition. - His name has been preserved chiefly by some celebrated, though false and captious,
**syllogisms**of which he was the reputed author.

- sylleptical
- sylloge
- sylloges
- syllogism
- syllogisms

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