• Syllogistic Reasoning

     

    Syllogism > N

           Logic—a form of deductive reasoning consisting of:

          ·       a major premise

          ·       a minor premise

          ·       a conclusion

          ·       All human beings are mortal

                   o     major premise

          ·       I am a human being

                   o     minor premise

          ·       Therefore, I am mortal

                   o     conclusion

    (Reasoning from the general to the specific—deduction)