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A Common Principle of Boolean Algebra as Stated in George Boole's 'Mathematical Analysis of Logic':

A Common Principle of Boolean Algebra: xy = y

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Introduction to Syllogistic Logic:

The Syllogism Stated:

Premise 1:

Socrates is a man.

Premise 2:

All men are mortal.

Necessarily Inferred Conclusion:

Socrates is mortal.

The Syllogism Stated in Terms of Set Theory:

Let:

S

equal the...