The thing began as a vision, not as a syllogism.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
You have made a bad syllogism: the conclusion does not follow from the premises.
"The Shield" by Various
A man seems to be the natural or wild form of the syllogism, which this world has tacitly agreed to adopt.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The great question of the future will be to syllogize or not to syllogize.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, September 1887" by Various
This is termed a syllogism.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Put the proposed Syllogism before him, and ask him what he thinks of the Conclusion.
"Symbolic Logic" by Lewis Carroll
The old logicians, said Maxwell, recognised four forms of syllogism.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Syllogism: to speak doubtfully.
"Thoughts on Art and Life" by Leonardo da Vinci
Alas, this is but a fallacy, the discovery whereof solves the force of the whole syllogism.
"In Praise of Folly Illustrated with Many Curious Cuts" by Desiderius Erasmus
The same error often occurs in arguments or syllogisms.
"How to Study" by George Fillmore Swain
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Very strict constructionism, in the form of creating backwards syllogisms and thereby violating the spirit of the Constitution, has been a hallmark of the Bush administration conservatives.
The technical name is syllogomania, from sylloge ("to collect"), but most psychiatric professionals call it compulsive hoarding.
Listening recently to Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) explain how the government is protecting privacy in the United States, I was reminded of my college logic class, where we learned about syllogisms: All men are mortal.
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We extend the diagrammatic calculus of syllogisms introduced in to the general case of n-term syllogisms, showing that the valid ones are exactly those whose conclusion follows by calculation.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
In section 2 we brie ﬂy recall the basics on syllogisms and the the diagrammatic calculus we hinted at above.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
Moreover, we will also retrieve the well-known result that the valid n-term syllogisms are 3n2 − n.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
Venn diagrams ca n be used to verify the validity of syllogisms, see for example.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
This fact turns out to be useful in showing that a syllogism is not valid.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
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