# Definitions and Synonyms of *formal logic* | Another word for *formal logic* | What is *formal logic? *

*Definition 1: any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for formal logic in the sense of this definition*

*(**formal logic* is a kind of ...) a system of reasoning

*formal logic*is a kind of ...) a system of reasoning

*(... is a kind of **formal logic* ) a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers

*formal logic*) a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers

*(... is a kind of **formal logic* ) a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate them

*formal logic*) a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate them

*(... is a kind of **formal logic* ) a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)

*formal logic*) a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)

*(... is a kind of **formal logic* ) a system of logic whose formal properties resemble certain moral and epistemological concepts

*formal logic*) a system of logic whose formal properties resemble certain moral and epistemological concepts

*(... is a kind of **formal logic* ) a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1

*formal logic*) a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1

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