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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.
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Also called propositional calculus, sentential logic.

Origin of sentential calculus

First recorded in 1935–40
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sentential calculus

noun
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
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