Definition of predicate calculus in English:

predicate calculus

Syllabification: pred·i·cate cal·cu·lus
Pronunciation: /ˌpredəkət ˈkalkyələs


The branch of symbolic logic that deals with propositions containing predicates, names, and quantifiers.
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  • What you are saying is that, strictly speaking, a proof is valid if it is written out in predicate calculus and has the right structure according to the rules of logic.
  • In this way, Bradley had a significant, if indirect, impact on predicate calculus.
  • In the classical predicate calculus only conjunction, negation and the universal quantifier are needed.

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