matter of a syllogism

Definition of matter of a syllogism

logic
1 : the propositions of a syllogism especially when contrasted with the form

called also proximate matter

2 : the terms of a syllogism

called also remote matter

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“Matter of a syllogism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matter%20of%20a%20syllogism. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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