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Term:

Immediate Inference

Quote:

A complete argument, with only one premiss, is called an *immediate inference*. *Example*: All crows are black birds; therefore, all crows are birds.

Source:

Peirce, C. S. (1880). On the Algebra of Logic. *American Journal of Mathematics*, *3*, 15-57.

References:

W 4:168; CP 3.169

Date of Quote:

1880

URL:

http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-algebra-logic-9