formal logic

noun

Definition of formal logic

: a system of logic (as Aristotelian logic or symbolic logic) that abstracts the forms of thought from its content to establish abstract criteria of consistency contrasted with material logic

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“Formal logic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formal%20logic. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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