Meaning of Aristotelian sorites in English:

Aristotelian sorites

noun

historical Logic
  • In the logic of categorical statements: a sequence of syllogisms in which the conclusion is formed of the subject of the first proposition and the predicate of the last.

    Often contrasted with the Goclenian sorites, in which the conclusion is formed of the subject of the last proposition and the predicate of the first.

Origin

Mid 19th century.