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Symbollic Logic

by Lewis Carroll

“Syllogism”

Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1896
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Carroll, L. (1896). Symbollic Logic. New York; Macmillan & Co.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 10.5
  • Word Count: 951
  • Genre: Informational
  • Keywords: math history, mathematics
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A Syllogism worked out.

That story of yours, about your once meeting the
sea-serpent, always sets me off yawning; thing totally devoid of interest.

The Premisses, separately.

            ---------------             ---------------
           |(0)    |    (0)|           |       |       |
           |    ---|---    |           |    ---|---    |
           |   |  (1)  |   |           |   |   |(0)|   |
           |---|---|---|---|           |---|---|---|---|
           |   |   |   |   |           |   |   |(0)|   |
           |    ---|---    |           |    ---|---    |
           |       |       |           |       |       |
            ---------------             ---------------
                           ___________
                           ___________

                      The Premisses, combined.
                           ___________

                         ---------------
                        |(0)    |    (0)|
                        |    ---|---    |
                        |   |(1)|(0)|   |
                        |---|---|---|---|
                        |   |   |(0)|   |
                        |    ---|---    |
                        |       |       |
                         ---------------
                           ___________
                           ___________

                          The Conclusion.
                           ___________

                             -------
                            |(1)|(0)|
                            |---|---|
                            |   |   |
                             -------
That story of yours, about your once meeting the sea-serpent, is totally devoid of interest.