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Term:

Formal Logic

Quote:

Mathematical logic is formal logic. Formal logic, however developed, is mathematics. Formal logic, however, is by no means the whole of logic, or even its principal part. It is hardly to be reckoned as a part of logic proper.

Source:

Peirce, C. S. (1902). *Minute Logic: Chapter III. The Simplest Mathematics*. MS [R] 429.

References:

CP 4.240

Date of Quote:

1902

URL:

http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-minute-logic-chapter-iii-simplest-mathematics-3