Aristotelian logic


noun

the logic of Aristotle, especially in the modified form taught in the Middle Ages.

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Origin of Aristotelian logic

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for Aristotelian logic

Aristotelian logic
/ (ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən) /

noun

the logical theories of Aristotle as developed in the Middle Ages, concerned mainly with syllogistic reasoning: traditional as opposed to modern or symbolic logic
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