metalogic

noun meta·log·ic \ ¦metᵊl¦äjik , -tə¦lä- \

Definition of metalogic

:a branch of analytic philosophy that deals with the critical examination of the basic concepts of logic abstracted from any meaning given them in the systems studied
  • the metalogic which grounds or justifies the logical system as a whole
  • —R. L. Barber

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Origin and Etymology of metalogic

Medieval Latin Metalogicus, title of a work on logic by John of Salisbury †1180 English ecclesiastical leader and classical scholar


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