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In logic, a kind of syllogism (qiyās) whose premises and conclusion are formulated from apodictic propositions (al-qaḍāyā al-yaqīniyya) is called a demonstration (burhān). The theoretical branches …

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Gholamreza Avani, Translated by Keven Brown and Janis Esots, “Burhān”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000036>
First published online: 2021

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