# Category:Definitions/Categorical Syllogisms

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This category contains definitions related to Categorical Syllogisms.

Related results can be found in Category:Categorical Syllogisms.

A **categorical syllogism** is a logical argument which is structured as follows:

$(1): \quad$ It has exactly two premises and one conclusion.

- The first premise is usually referred to as the major premise.
- The second premise is usually referred to as the minor premise.

$(2): \quad$ It concerns exactly three terms, which are usually denoted:

\(\displaystyle P:\) | the primary term | |||||||

\(\displaystyle M:\) | the middle term | |||||||

\(\displaystyle S:\) | the secondary term |

$(3): \quad$ Each of the premises and conclusion is a categorical statement.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Categorical Syllogisms"

The following 51 pages are in this category, out of 51 total.

### C

- Definition:Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Conclusion
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Historical Note
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Middle Term
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Premises
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Premises/Major Premise
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Premises/Minor Premise
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Primary Term
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Secondary Term
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Shorthand
- Definition:Categorical Syllogism/Terms
- Definition:Conclusion of Syllogism

### D

- Definition:Direct Reduction to First Figure
- Definition:Distributed Predicate of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Distributed Subject of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Examples
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Examples/Particular Affirmative
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Examples/Particular Negative
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Examples/Universal Affirmative
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Examples/Universal Negative
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Predicate
- Definition:Distributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Subject

### F

- Definition:Figure of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Figure of Categorical Syllogism/I
- Definition:Figure of Categorical Syllogism/II
- Definition:Figure of Categorical Syllogism/III
- Definition:Figure of Categorical Syllogism/IV
- Definition:First Figure of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Fourth Figure of Categorical Syllogism

### M

### R

### S

### U

- Definition:Undistributed Predicate of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Undistributed Subject of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Undistributed Term of Categorical Syllogism
- Definition:Undistributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Predicate
- Definition:Undistributed Term of Categorical Syllogism/Subject