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Classical logic is a general term for the study of logic as it was initiated by Aristotle.
Also known as
Some sources refer to this as Aristotelian logic, after Aristotle.
- Definition:Symbolic Logic, which to a certain extent can be considered as having supplanted classical logic.
- Results about classical logic can be found here.
The foundations of the branch of logic know referred to as classical logic were laid down by Aristotle in the $4$th century BCE.
He did such a thorough job of what he did that logic was considered a finished science, and no significant contributions to the subject were made for another two thousand years.
- 1959: A.H. Basson and D.J. O'Connor: Introduction to Symbolic Logic (3rd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text I$ Introductory: $1$. Symbolic Logic and Classical Logic