What Are Categorical Claims?
Categorical arguments are logical arguments used to determine the category of an object or concept using a known classification of related or shared characteristics. They are constructed as a syllogism, a structured argument formed by two premises and a conclusion
There are four types of categorical proposition, each of which is given a vowel letter A, E, I and O. A way of remembering these is: Affirmative universal, nEgative universal, affIrmative particular and nOgative particular
A categorical syllogism is an argument consisting of exactly three categorical propositions (two premises and a conclusion) in which there appear a total of exactly three categorical terms, each of which is used exactly twice. ... Consider, for example, the categorical syllogism: No geese are felines. Some birds are geese