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  • 1 chain of reasoning — index dialectic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Reasoning — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Reasoning >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,477,} reasoning ratiocination rationalism Sgm: N 1 dialectics dialectics induction generalization GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discussion discussion comment Sgm: N 2 …

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  • 3 chain — chain1 W2S3 [tʃeın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(joined rings)¦ 2¦(connected events)¦ 3¦(shops/hotels)¦ 4¦(connected line)¦ 5¦(prisoners)¦ 6¦(buying a house)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: chaeine, from Latin catena] …

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  • 4 Markov chain — A simple two state Markov chain. A Markov chain, named for Andrey Markov, is a mathematical system that undergoes transitions from one state to another, between a finite or countable number of possible states. It is a random process characterized …

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  • 5 Regular chain — In computer algebra, a regular chain is a particular kind of triangular set in a multivariate polynomial ring over a field. It enhances the notion of characteristic set. Introduction Given a linear system, one can convert it to a triangular… …

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  • 6 Regress argument — The regress argument (also known as the diallelus (Latin < Greek di allelon through or by means of one another )) is a problem in epistemology and, in general, a problem in any situation where a statement has to be justified.[1][2][3]… …

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  • 7 Idea — Plato, one of the first philosophers to discuss ideas in detail. For other uses, see Idea (disambiguation). In the most narrow sense, an idea is just whatever is before the mind when one thinks. Very often, ideas are construed as representational …

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  • 8 Gettier problem — A Gettier problem is a problem in modern epistemology issuing from counter examples to the definition of knowledge as justified true belief (JTB). The problem owes its name to a three page paper published in 1963, by Edmund Gettier, called Is… …

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  • 9 Sherlock Holmes — Infobox character colour = #DEDEE2 name = Sherlock Holmes caption = A portrait of Sherlock Holmes by Sidney Paget from the Strand Magazine , 1891 first = last = cause = creator = Sir Arthur Conan Doyle portrayer = episode = Four novelsFifty six… …

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  • 10 infer — infer, deduce, conclude, judge, gather are comparable when they mean to arrive at by reasoning from evidence or from premises. All except gather are so clearly differentiated in logical use that these distinctions tend to be retained in general… …

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  • 11 Pierre-Simon Laplace — Laplace redirects here. For the city in Louisiana, see LaPlace, Louisiana. For the joint NASA ESA space mission, see Europa Jupiter System Mission. Pierre Simon, marquis de Laplace Pierre Simon Laplace (1749–1827). Posthumous portrait …

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  • 12 dialectic — I noun applied logic, apprehension, argumentation, brainwork, cerebration, chain of reasoning, cogitation, concluding, consideration, contemplation, deducing, deduction, deliberation, deriving, discursive reasoning, drawing conclusions, force of… …

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  • 13 logic — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. reasoning, dialectic, deduction, syllogism, induction, inference, course of argument, course of thought; thesis, antithesis and synthesis, chain of reasoning; see also philosophy 1 , thought 1 . Branches of logic include:… …

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  • 14 presuppose — presuppose, presume, assume, postulate, premise, posit are comparable when they mean to take something for granted or as true or existent especially as a basis for action or reasoning. Their corresponding nouns presupposition, presumption,… …

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  • 15 logic — n. 1 a the science of reasoning, proof, thinking, or inference. b a particular scheme of or treatise on this. 2 a a chain of reasoning (I don t follow your logic). b the correct or incorrect use of reasoning (your logic is flawed). c ability in… …

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  • 16 Epistemology — (from Greek επιστήμη episteme , knowledge + λόγος , logos ) or theory of knowledge is a branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and scope (limitations) of knowledge. [Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Volume 3, 1967, Macmillan, Inc.] The term… …

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  • 17 Immanuel Kant — Kant redirects here. For other uses, see Kant (disambiguation). See also: Kant (surname) Immanuel Kant Immanuel Kant Full name Immanuel Kant Born 22 April 1724 …

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  • 18 Hume's principle — Hume s Principle, or HP the terms were coined by George Boolos mdash;says that the number of F s is equal to the number of G s if there is a one to one correspondence (a bijection) between the F s and the G s. HP can be stated formally in systems …

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  • 19 The False Subtlety of the Four Syllogistic Figures — Proved ( Die falsche Spitzfindigkeit der vier syllogistischen Figuren erwiesen ) was an essay published by Immanuel Kant in 1762.ection I General conception of the Nature of Ratiocination A judgment is the comparison of a subject or thing with a… …

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  • 20 argument — n. 1. Reason, ground, proof, evidence, reasoning, chain of reasoning, process of reasoning. 2. Controversy, dispute, disputation, discussion, debate. 3. Subject, topic, matter, theme, thesis, question, subject matter, matter in hand. 4. Summary,… …

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