Galenian figure


Definition of Galenian figure

: the fourth syllogistic figure in logic

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History and Etymology for Galenian figure

so called from the fact that it was reputedly added by Galen to the three figures formulated by Aristotle †322 b.c. Greek philosopher

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“Galenian figure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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