OXFORD TUTORIALS

Logical Terms & Abbreviations
Glossary to be filled in by the student during the year.

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     A- the symbol for:

     Ambiguity-

     Analogy-

     Antecedent- 

    Apparent disagreement-

    Argument-

     Asserting the consequent-

     Categorical statement-

     Complement-

     Conclusion-

     Consequent-

     Consistency-

     Contradiction-

     Contrariety-

     Contrapositive-

     Converse-

     Copula-

     Counterexample-

     Deductive argument-

    Denying the antecedent-

    Distribution-

     E-

     Enthymeme-

     Equivalence-

     Equivocation-

     Evaluation of an argument-

     Exclusives-

     Fallacies of Ambiguity-

     Fallacies of Distraction-

     Fallacies of Form-

     Figure of a syllogism-

     Form of a syllogism-

     Formal argument-

     Formal fallacy-

     'Horseshoe'l- 

     Hypothetical syllogism-

     I-

     Illicit Major or Minor-

    Immediate inference-

    Implication-

    Independence-

    Inductive argument-

    Inference-

     Informal fallacy-

    Invalid argument-

    Ipse dixit-

    Laws of thought-

     Logical terms-

    Logical equivalence-

     M-

    Major term-

    Major premise-

    Middle term-

    Minor term-

    Minor premise-

     Mixed hypothetical syllogism-

     Modus ponens-

     Modus tollens-

    Mood of a syllogism-

     Non sequitur-

    O-

     Obverse-

    One basic verb-

    Oxymoron-

    P-

     Parameters-

    Particular affirmative-

    Particular negative-

    Predicate-

    Premise-

    Proposition-

    Pure hypothetical syllogism-

    Quantity of a statement-

    Quality of a statement-

    Real disagreement-

     Rules for testing validity of syllogisms-

    S-

    Schema-

    Self-contradiction-

    Self-report-

    Self-supporting statement-

    Soundness/Sound argument-

    Square of opposition-

    Standard form [of formal argument]-

    Standard order [for categorical syllogisms]-

    Statement-

    Subcontrariety-

    Subject-

    Subimplication-

    Superimplication-

    Supported statement-

    Syllogism-

    Tautology-

    Test for soundness-

    Test of validity-

     Translating statements-

    Truth-

    Truth value-

     Undistributed Middle-

    Universal affirmative-

    Universal negative-

    Validity/Valid argument-

    Verbal disagreement-

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