Indefinite proof and inversions of syllogisms
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By considering the new notion of the inverses of syllogisms such as Barbara and Celarent, we show how the rule of Indirect Proof, in the form (no multiple or vacuous discharges) used by Aristotle, may be dispensed with, in a system comprising four basic rules of subalternation or conversion and six basic syllogisms.
Dyckhoff , R 2019 , ' Indefinite proof and inversions of syllogisms ' Bulletin of Symbolic Logic , vol. 25 , no. 2 , pp. 196-207 . https://doi.org/10.1017/bsl.2018.59
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