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logic

noun analytic, analytical, argument, art of controversy, art of disputation a, chain of reaaoning, cogent, common sense, course of argument, course of thought, deduction, dialectic, dialectical, explanation, good sense, inference, line of reasoning, logical reasoning, method of reasoning, philosophical, polemics, process of reasoning, ratiocination, rationalization, reason, reasoned, reasoning, science of reasoning, sense, sound judgment, sound reasoning, thought process, wisdom
Associated concepts: laws of logic, logical relevancy
See also: common sense, data, dialectic, ratiocination, reason
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A similar response we have with respect to his above statement on the logical system axiom (6): it is partially true, partially false, and partially indeterminate.
In intuitionistic logical systems typically favored by antirealists, 12 does not follow from 11.
Middle level of the logical system (Rigs lam 'bring pa)
This faculty is protological in the sense that it is operative in constructing logical systems.
A spokeswoman said: ``A logical system would identify the most serious forms of killing and call them murder, but it might also attempt to identify other forms and grade them for sentencing.
This year, EPA changed the way it tallies enforcement cases, switching to a simpler, more logical system.
That section concluded with a discussion on the use of a periodic table to deduce a logical system of organic nomenclature.
Also as we create about 16 new lingerie series each year, we had to find a logical system for naming them that could go on for years.
A theory is a logical system of ideas that correlates many observations in the real world in a coherent and understandable pattern, which can be interpreted in a unified explanation.
Thus, for instance, adopting a full first-order language will lead to a logical system with a behavior similar to the SL framework [SL92].
In fact, mathematician Kurt Godel proved that no logical system that includes ordinary arithmetic can be both consistent (free of contradictions) and complete (including a proof for every true statement).
If the rule of law means that law has to be a closed, logical system, mechanically administered with no discretion for judges, I think that's wrong.