Logic, Syllogisms and History

Logic, Syllogisms and History March 8, 2011

Tom Verenna asked me to express one of my arguments in the form of a syllogism, and Tom has blogged his response to my attempt. Readers interested in the historical figure of Jesus, or more generally in historical method, are encouraged to take a look. But if you have a strong background in formal logic, you are strongly encouraged to take a look, and perhaps offer a better attempt at turning typical historical-critical arguments into the language of logic than I am able to offer.

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