Logic and Mathematics
- Formal logic, logical argument based on form
- Formal cause, Aristotle's intrinsic, determining cause
- Formal power series, a generalization of power series without requiring convergence, used in combinatorics
- Formal calculation, a calculation which is systematic, but without a rigorous justification
- Formal set theory, as opposed to Naive set theory
- Formal derivative, an operation on elements of a polynomial ring which mimics the form of the derivative from calculus
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“Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.”
—Francis Bacon (15611626)
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And a dreadful thing is it
Life the niggard will not thank,
She will not teach who will not sing,
And what serves, on the final bank,
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