logical reasoning

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I reasoned with myself that I had lain helpless for many hours within the cave, yet nothing had molested me, and my better judgment, when permitted the direction of clear and logical reasoning, convinced me that the noises I had heard must have resulted from purely natural and harmless causes; probably the conformation of the cave was such that a slight breeze had caused the sounds I heard.
It was very good, and logical reasoning, and so I embraced it.
To be sure, Chaucer possesses all the medieval love for logical reasoning, and he takes a keen delight in psychological analysis; but when he introduces these things
When a peasant is ill, when he is forced to lie on his pallet, and while he is recovering, he cannot help himself, he is forced to listen to logical reasoning, which he can understand quite well if it is put clearly before him.
Then, too, allow me to observe that you pay no attention to logical reasoning, and seem to forget what you ought most to remember.
Dr Joshua Schiffman, an oncologist at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the US, who co-led the research, said: "By all logical reasoning, elephants should be developing a tremendous amount of cancer, and in fact, should be extinct by now due to such a high risk for cancer.
The questions cover verbal, numerical, diagrammatic, and logical reasoning, as well as lateral thinking.
Contract notice: Solution for On-line Testing with personality tests, abstract and logical reasoning tests, for the purpose of employment in the public administration in the Republic of Macedonia.
The Chairman of the Department summarized the proceedings of the seminar in his keynote address by saying that Critical Thinking is to look at the different angles of a reality on the basis of analysis and logical reasoning.
Much of the book summarizes the results of experiments (many from the author's lab) that support the claim that logical reasoning is based on spatial relations, not visual detail.
Out of the 150 questions, three sections -- General English, Quantitative Aptitude/ Data Interpretation and General Awareness -- have 40 questions each ( one mark each) and 30 ( two marks each) are in Logical Reasoning.
The company produces SmartGames, a line of games for all ages that requires logical reasoning, spatial perception, strategic planning, and mental agility.