The Power of Deductive Reasoning

How Syllogisms Can Help Us Reason Better

Syllogism refers to the format of deductive arguments with 3 propositions: two of which are premises and a third one which is the conclusion.

A syllogism takes the following form:

All men are mortal
Socrates
 is a man
Therefore, Socrates is mortal

All A are P

Q is A

Therefore is P

Proposition: Alcohol causes addiction

The Middle Term

The middle term is that term appearing in both premises but not in the conclusion.

Propositions

Categorical Syllogisms

Summing up:

Truth and Validity

Is the above argument valid?

If the premises are true the conclusion must be true.

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