Analogism
Analogism A*nal"o*gism, n. [Gr. ? course of reasoning, fr. ? to think over, to calculate] 1. (Logic) an argument from the cause to the effect; an a priori argument. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. Investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other. --Crabb. [1913 Webster]


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