sentential calculus

sentential calculus

noun
the branch of symbolic logic dealing with the logical relationships between statements insofar as they can be analyzed into conjunctions, disjunctions, and negations of more elementary statements.
Also called propositional calculus, sentential logic.


Origin:
1935–40

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sentential calculus
 
n
logic the formal theory the intended interpretation of which concerns the logical relations between sentences treated only as a whole and without regard to their internal structure

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