Symbolic Logic
by Lewis Carroll
Symbolic Logic is a text discussing the area of mathematics which studies the purely formal properties of strings of symbols.
Source: Carroll, L. (1896). Symbolic Logic. New York; Macmillan & Co.
 “Sylogism”
 An example of syllogism.
 “Advertisement”
 An advertisement preceding the text.
 “Preface to the Fourth Edition”
 The preface to the work.
 “Introduction”
 An introduction to the text.
 “Book 1: Chapter 1”
 An explanation of important terms.
 “Book 1: Chapter 2”
 An explanation of the terms involved in determining classification.
 “Book 1: Chapter 3”
 The methods of division are discussed.
 “Book 1: Chapter 4”
 The method by which things are named is explained.
 “Book 1: Chapter 5”
 This chapter explains how definitions are created.
 “Book 2: Chapter 1”
 The author explains the general characteristics of a proposition.
 “Book 2: Chapter 2”
 The types of propositions of existence are explained.
 “Book 2: Chapter 3”
 Propositions of relation are explained, with relevant examples provided.
 “Book 3: Chapter 1”
 An explanation of the parts of the bilateral diagram, including instructions on learning the various sections.
 “Book 3: Chapter 2”
 This chapter explains the designations assigned to the different counters.
 “Book 3: Chapter 3”
 The author provides examples of how to represent to various types of propositions within the chart.
 “Book 3: Chapter 4”
 The author suggests methods for practicing the interpretation of the diagram.
 “Book 4: Chapter 1”
 The author explains the transition to using a trilateral diagram.
 “Book 4: Chapter 2”
 The author describes the propositions that can be represented on the trilateral diagram.
 “Book 4: Chapter 3”
 The method for representing various propositions is explained.
 “Book 4: Chapter 4”
 The author explains methods for reading the trilateral diagram.
 “Book 5: Chapter 1”
 This chapter details the definition and creation of syllogisms.
 “Book 5: Chapter 2”
 This chapter describes the problems inherent in syllogisms.
 “Book 6: Chapter 1”
 A brief explanation of the use of subscripts
 “Book 6: Chapter 2”
 Various propositions are considered and written in subscript form.
 “Book 6: Chapter 3”
 Syllogisms and subscripts come together.
 “Book 7: Chapter 1”
 Definiton and introduction to sorites.
 “Book 7: Chapter 2”
 The author addresses the various problems relating to soriteses.
 Year Published: 1896
 Language: English
 Country of Origin: United States of America

Readability:
 Flesch–Kincaid Level: 10.5
 Word Count: 47,888
 Genre: Informational
 Keywords: math history, mathematics