calculus of individuals

Definition of calculus of individuals

: a branch of symbolic logic designed to avoid the terminological platonism inherent in an algebra of classes by recourse to the notion of individuals especially in their relationships of overlapping, discreteness, and being a part

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“Calculus of individuals.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calculus%20of%20individuals. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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