Syllogism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Syllogism

a line of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two related premises

Examples of Syllogism in a sentence

One example of incorrect syllogism is the notion that all animals have four legs because dogs are animals and all dogs have four legs. 🔊

If you believe that all water is safe to drink just because water from a bottle is safe to drink, you have used syllogism to reach a wrong conclusion. 🔊

Syllogism is really just a lot of assumption, in which you use one true premise to assume that every related premise is the same. 🔊

Some people use syllogism to say that just because one person is bad and they are part of a certain culture that the entire culture is equally bad. 🔊

Syllogism is a heavily flawed line of reasoning because it often uses two things that are related to assume something that is not related at all. 🔊

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