discursive reasoning

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That is, notitia is not discursive reasoning of the kind laboriously undertaken by humans, running hither and thither between terms of the premises and conclusion.
11) The reason that these are grasped immediately and without the use of discursive reasoning is due to the fact that we have numerous faculties within called natural instincts that conform to these principles without.
He goes on to theorize this transcendence within the context of the Sublime, where discursive reasoning turns into reverence for the unspeakable and inexpressible.
It highlights a general shift among the argument's supporters, away from treating the existence of God as an innate principle to treating it instead as the result of discursive reasoning.
Nor is [popular piety] devoid of content; rather it discovers and expresses that content more by way of symbols than by discursive reasoning " Tagle's defense emphasized this point; for many Filipinos, he said, the faith is not a "notional," "intellectual" activity, but something grasped, sometimes literally, by hand.
So mathematical objects are different from language, they arise intuitionally in the mind (World 2) then we try to grasp them via discursive reasoning.
Moreover, O'Reilly adduces a compelling case that Aquinas grounds and surrounds discursive reasoning and judgment (per modum cognitionis) with judgment by connaturality or inclination (per modum inclinationis).
His work is not directly related to the layout of Careggi, the seat of Ficino's Neoplatonic Academy, however, Giannetto relates his interpretation of human creativity, as an instinctual activity not requiring discursive reasoning, to the creation of gardens.
uncovers a shift in his moral reasoning: prior to 1983, McCormick followed a neo-Scholastic moral epistemology that finds human goods and values according to natural inclinations: post 1983, he adopts a prediscursive and discursive reasoning informed by the Christian story that finds goods and values according to the meaning and dignity of human persons.
We use this logical, discursive reasoning when we have to make things happen, get something done, or persuade other people to adopt a particular course of action.
Sabuco called this process of discursive reasoning "rhetorical insinuation" became it derived, he said, from the power of words to persuade the will.
26), which replace discursive reasoning when the latter reaches its limits; in practice, I suspect, this interpretation applies best to certain episodes in the Quart Livre itself.