appealing to reason

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The skeptic (or person refusing to conform to reason) cannot, on pain of contradiction, sidestep all this by reasoning here that different disciplines require different methods of analysis or evaluation--suggesting that the progress sought in this discussion cannot be achieved by appealing to reason because religion or theology governs its own separate domain by faith and is, in this sense, immune from rational analysis or evaluation.
Defenders of the faith may reason that the progress sought in this discussion cannot be achieved by appealing to reason because reason does not trump faith.
I also don't want to hear politicians not appealing to reason in a rational manner, but appealing to the common person's fears.
Echoing Benedict XVI, she believes appealing to reason rather to than a relativist trend is one way to tackle the danger.
This con is an attempt to win an argument by appealing to the masses, a mob, or a crowd, rather than by appealing to reason.
The con of appealing to the crowd involves the attempt to win an argument by appealing to the masses, the audience, a mob, or a crowd instead of appealing to reason.
Religion, because it mobilizes passion rather than merely appealing to reason, is a potent force for good in a society too often under the sway of principalities and powers.
Finally, the speaker must prove the truth of his premise by resort to persuasive argument; this is known as appealing to reason, or logos.
Ask a woman who puts on a horse's tail, wig, or extension why she does so and she will justify herself by appealing to reasons like beauty, easy maintenance, and "after all, I have the right to do what I want with my body", and "you men don't get it.