adjective Also syl·lo·gis·ti·cal.
- sylva, carmen
Origin of syllogistic
Examples from the Web for syllogistic
The syllogistic form is convicted of losing truth which it started from, and this is the very thing it boasted it could never do.
When Mr. Mill commenced his labors, the only logic recognized was the syllogistic.John Stuart Mill; His Life and Works|Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawcett, Frederic Harrison and Other Distinguished Authors
Perfect induction is demonstrative and syllogistic; imperfect induction is neither.Logic|Carveth Read
As against Locke he justified the syllogistic method of the schoolmen as the typical method of all rational truth.
Again, when the subject matter is simple, the Syllogistic form is not really required for protection against error.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto
adjective Also: syllogistical
noun (often plural)
1660s, from Latin syllogisticus or directly from Greek syllogistikos, from syllogizesthai (see syllogism).