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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a syllogistic way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a syllogistic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a syllogistic manner; in the form of a syllogism; by means of syllogisms.


syllogistic +‎ -ally (Wiktionary)


  • A lawyer ignores feelings at her peril, and law school had been teaching us all to be the "reasonable man," to think syllogistically and to look for every intellectual solution to a problem -- but to ignore feelings or to "put them aside."

    Saving Clients From The Death Penalty

  • Therefore, syllogistically if not enthymematically, "subjectivity" which is "NOT objectivity" must be UN-objective.

    The View From Everywhere: Impartiality, Objectivity and Other Ideals

  • There are various mental processes (compounding ideas, forming propositions, reasoning syllogistically) that we can describe without knowing that reasoning is computation.

    Thomas Hobbes

  • Speaking syllogistically, neither of these two conclusions logically follow, unless you have evidence.

    Answering a request

  • A man knows first, and then he is able to prove syllogistically.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • He affirmed his significance as a conscious rational animal proceeding syllogistically from the known to the unknown and a conscious rational reagent between a micro and a macrocosm ineluctably constructed upon the incertitude of the void.


  • But the fact that I think immigration is a positive force for the economy in no way, syllogistically does it follow, that I believe illegal aliens are -- I'm stunned you would suggest that.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2003

  • For all who effect an argument per impossibile infer syllogistically what is false, and prove the original conclusion hypothetically when something impossible results from the assumption of its contradictory; e.g. that the diagonal of the square is incommensurate with the side, because odd numbers are equal to evens if it is supposed to be commensurate.

    Prior Analytics

  • Again if it is necessary that animal should exist, if man does, and that substance should exist, if animal does, it is necessary that substance should exist if man does: but as yet the conclusion has not been drawn syllogistically: for the premisses are not in the shape we required.

    Prior Analytics

  • But this will make no difference to the production of a syllogism in either case; for both the demonstrator and the dialectician argue syllogistically after stating that something does or does not belong to something else.

    Prior Analytics

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