Definitions

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  • proper noun logic, obsolete A form or mode of syllogism in which the first proposition is a universal affirmative and the other two are particular negative.

Etymologies

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From a mediaeval mnemonic chant.

Examples

  • The mnemonic lines, 'Barbara, Celarent, etc., provide complete directions for the ostensive reduction of all the moods of the second, third, and fourth figures to the first, with the exception of Baroko and Bokardo.

    Deductive Logic

  • The initial consonant of the names Baroko and Eokardo indicates that the indirect reduct will be Barbara.

    Deductive Logic

  • P indicates conversion per accidens, and what has just been said of s applies, mutatis mutandis, to p. § 680. k may be taken for the present to indicate that Baroko and

    Deductive Logic

  • The reason why Baroko and Bokardo cannot be reduced ostensively by the aid of mere conversion becomes plain on an inspection of them.

    Deductive Logic

  • If the inference is universal, whether as general or singular, the mood is Barbara or Carnestres; if it is particular, the mood is Darii or Baroko.

    Deductive Logic

  • Negation, is no less applicable to the other moods of the second figure than to Baroko.

    Deductive Logic

  • The method of indirect reduction, though invented with a special view to Baroko and Bokardo, is applicable to all the moods of the imperfect figures.

    Deductive Logic

  • Prove in Baroko and also in Ferio that 'Some Irishmen are not

    Deductive Logic

  • There are two moods, Baroko and Bokardo, which cannot be reduced ostensively except by the employment of some of the means last mentioned.

    Deductive Logic

  • Indirect reduction was therefore devised with a special view to the requirements of Baroko and Bokardo: but the method, as will be seen, is equally applicable to all the moods of the imperfect figures.

    Deductive Logic

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