Aristotelian logic



the logic of Aristotle, especially in the modified form taught in the Middle Ages.
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Why did he give his scientific method the form of a supplement to the old Aristotelian logic?
Logic, Inductive and Deductive William Minto

Aristotelian logic can never become superfluous as long as men are apt to be led astray by words.
Logic, Inductive and Deductive William Minto

noun
the logical theories of Aristotle as developed in the Middle Ages, concerned mainly with syllogistic reasoning: traditional as opposed to modern or symbolic logic

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