a modern development of formal logic employing a special notation or symbolism capable of manipulation in accordance with precise rules.
- Also called mathematical logic.
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How to use symbolic logic in a sentence
What makes human brains special, compared to a computer, is that their nuts-and-bolts can run more than symbolic logic.Literature Should Be Taught Like Science - Issue 97: Wonder | Kevin Berger | February 24, 2021 | Nautilus
The most remarkable result of modern methods in mathematics is the importance of symbolic logic and of rigid formalism.Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays | Bertrand Russell
symbolic logic has to do with the world of discourse, not with the world of things.Creative Intelligence | John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
As Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician famous for his work in symbolic logic.The Fourth R | George Oliver Smith
Gerd was at the desk, spoiling notepaper in an effort to work something out by symbolic logic.Little Fuzzy | Henry Beam Piper
It means that the computers cannot give accurate answers according to the symbolic logic tables unless they get full information.The Ambassador | Samuel Kimball Merwin
British Dictionary definitions for symbolic logic
another term for formal logic
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