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Symbolic logic is a language that you can write which follows strict rules. It is not open to interpretation. You can be sure that if someone else reads it they will understand it in exactly the same way.
We are going to set up an artificial “language” to avoid the difficulties of vagueness, equivocation, amphiboly, and confusion from emotive significance.
The modern development of symbolic logic begin with George Boole in the 19th century. Read more..