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Number of Premises in a Syllogism ?

  1. Oct 13, 2014 #1
    I'm a bit confused, is it acceptable to have more than two premises in a valid syllogism?
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  3. Oct 13, 2014 #2

    Doug Huffman

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    Otherwise it is a polysyllogism, a sorites of prosyllogisms.
  4. Oct 13, 2014 #3
    ah okay
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