## proof theory

<*logic*>

The branch of logic describing procedures for combining logical statements to show, by a series of truth-preserving transformations, that one statement is a consequence of some other statement or group of statements.

Last updated: 1994-10-31

### Nearby terms:

proof ♦ PROOF/L ♦ **proof theory** ♦ propeller head ♦ propeller key ♦ proportionally spaced font

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