
Definition of Functional calculus
1. Noun. A system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions).
Generic synonyms: Formal Logic, Mathematical Logic, Symbolic Logic
Terms within: Quantification
Lexicographical Neighbors of Functional Calculus
Literary usage of Functional calculus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1921)
"The theories to which the name of "functional calculus" has been given have been
... Strictly speaking, the functional calculus does not constitute any ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The functional calculus is a recent growth of the transcendental analysis. ...
The object of the new functional calculus is, speaking generally, ..."
3. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"The functional calculus is a recent growth of the transcen xI dental analysis.
... The object of the new functional calculus is, speaking generally, ..."
4. A History of Mathematics by Florian Cajori (1919)
"... Integradifferential Equations, General Analysis, functional calculus The
mathematical perplexities which led to the invention of integral equations ..."
5. Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: Knt., LL. D., D. C. L., M. R. I. A by Robert Perceval Graves (1889)
"What has not analogy with functional calculus ? In fact algebra itself is a
functional calculus. The a's and 6's are, if you like, symbols of operation, ..."
6. Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: Knt., LL. D., D. C. L., M. R. I. A by Robert Perceval Graves (1889)
"What has not analogy with functional calculus ? In fact algebra itself is a
functional calculus. The a's and A's are, if you like, symbols of operation, ..."