SYLLOGISM

kind of logical mental process where one conclusion in combination with another one brings forward the third logical conclusion. a kind of deducting reasoning. General to specific approach.

SYLLOGISM: "Example of syllogism: Dogs are animals. Animals drink water. Therefore, dogs drink water"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SYLLOGISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/syllogism/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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