FORMAL LOGIC

the name given to the system of prescribed rules for generating valid conclusions or predictions from initial axiomatic assumptions or knowledge. It is often contrasted with common sense.

FORMAL LOGIC: "Formal logic is contrasted to intuitive thought forms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FORMAL LOGIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formal-logic/ (accessed October 28, 2020).
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