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A syllogism is a form of deductive reasoning described by Aristotle containing two premises and a conclusion. Each of the premises and the conclusion contain a subject and a predicate.

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corresponds to one of 4 possibilities from the square of opposition: So Barbara is an AAA syllogism, e.g.: Every man is an animal. Every animal is a creature. ∴ Every man is a creature. There is … more to the mnemonic than this. Apparently the consonants in the names allow one to reduce the corresponding syllogism to that of a simpler figure. Are there any references that overview how to fully use all that is packed into this very elaborate, well-thought-out mnemonic? …
asked Nov 3 '14 by Geremia
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William A. Wallace, O.P., in “Thomism and the Quantum Enigma,” The Thomist 61 (1997): 455–468, claims that analogical middle terms are sufficient for a valid demonstration and that this is a …
asked Jan 23 '15 by Geremia