Single Idea 9523

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / B. Propositional Logic PL / 2. Tools of Propositional Logic / d. Basic theorems of PL]

Full Idea

The forms of De Morgan's Laws [P∨Q -||- (P ∧ Q); (P∨Q) -||- P ∧ Q; (P∧Q) -||- P ∨ Q); P∧Q -||- (P∨Q)] transform negated conjunctions and disjunctions into non-negated disjunctions and conjunctions respectively.

Gist of Idea

De Morgan's Laws make negated conjunctions/disjunctions into non-negated disjunctions/conjunctions


E.J. Lemmon (Beginning Logic [1965], 2.2)

Book Reference

Lemmon,E.J.: 'Beginning Logic' [Nelson 1979], p.62