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sentential calculus

the branch of symbolic logic dealing with the logical relationships between statements insofar as they can be analyzed into conjunctions, disjunctions, and negations of more elementary statements.
Also called propositional calculus, sentential logic.
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First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sentential calculus

(logic) the formal theory the intended interpretation of which concerns the logical relations between sentences treated only as a whole and without regard to their internal structure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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