— called also
pure hypothetical syllogism
— called also
mixed hypothetical syllogism
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translation of Late Latin hypotheticus syllogismus
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“Hypothetical syllogism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypothetical%20syllogism. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.
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