Logical problem solving class #3 at Yokohama National University

Today’s topic was syllogism. Even though this is an English term, any students did not know it. Deduction is a typical method of syllogism.

As usual, I started the class with the following question:

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After some discussion, I showed the structure of syllogism (deduction) to explain the implicit assumption behind the logic.

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This structure is a basis to bridge a specific premise and a conclusion supported by a universal premise (assumption).

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Here is a summary diveo of today’s session:

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