abstract reasoning

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  • Reasoning — is the cognitive process of looking for reasons for beliefs, conclusions, actions or feelings. [ Kirwin, Christopher. 1995. Reasoning . In Ted Honderich (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy . Oxford: Oxford University Press: p. 748] Humans… …   Wikipedia

  • abstract — abstracts, abstracting, abstracted (The adjective and noun are pronounced [[t]æ̱bstrækt[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]æbstræ̱kt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED An abstract idea or way of thinking is based on general ideas rather than on real things and… …   English dictionary

  • abstract — adjective /ˈæbstrækt / (say abstrakt) 1. conceived apart from matter and from special cases: an abstract number. 2. theoretical; not applied: abstract science. 3. conceptual, as opposed to actual: *not only that abstract hunger for absent faces… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reasoning — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, sound ▪ circular, faulty, flawed, specious (formal) ▪ underlying ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Abstract rewriting system — In mathematical logic and theoretical computer science, an abstract rewriting system (also (abstract) reduction system or abstract rewrite system; abbreviation ARS) is a formalism that captures the quintessential notion and properties of… …   Wikipedia

  • abstract thought — noun thinking that is coherent and logical • Syn: ↑reasoning, ↑logical thinking • Derivationally related forms: ↑reason (for: ↑reasoning) • Hypernyms: ↑thin …   Useful english dictionary

  • abstract — 1 adjective 1 based on general ideas or principles rather than specific examples or real events: abstract thought/reasoning (=thought about complicated ideas rather than about things that are around you): a machine that is capable of abstract… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • reasoning — I noun thinking that is coherent and logical (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑logical thinking, ↑abstract thought • Derivationally related forms: ↑reason • Hypernyms: ↑th …   Useful english dictionary

  • reasoning backward — noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence • Syn: ↑regress • Hypernyms: ↑reasoning, ↑logical thinking, ↑abstract thought …   Useful english dictionary

  • abstract — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ highly ▪ entirely …   Collocations dictionary

  • reasoning — Synonyms and related words: Vernunft, abstract thought, act of thought, analysis, analytic, arguments, brain, brains, brainwork, cerebral, cerebration, cogitation, conceit, conception, conceptive, conceptual, conceptualization, creative thought,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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