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Disjunctive syllogism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Disjunctive syllogism (Logic) one in which the major proposition is disjunctive; as, the earth moves in a circle or an ellipse; but in does not move in a circle, therefore it moves in an ellipse.
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Usage

In literature:

A Disjunctive Syllogism consists of a Disjunctive Major Premise, a Categorical Minor Premise, and a Categorical Conclusion.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
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In science:

However, they do not satisfy the Disjunctive Syllogism (from α and ¬α ∨ β we can conclude β ), whilst they satisfy it in classical framework.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
However, they will not satisfy the Disjunctive Syllogism.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
However, |∼ does not satisfy the Disjunctive Syllogism.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
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