functional calculus


noun

the branch of symbolic logic that includes the sentential calculus and that deals with sentential functions and quantifiers and with logical relations between sentences containing quantifiers.

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Also called predicate calculus, predicate logic.

Origin of functional calculus

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for functional calculus

functional calculus

noun

another name for predicate calculus
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