That which is offered in argument; proofs or reasons when arranged and developed; course of argument.
Using systematic logical thinking to solve problems or come to a conclusion.
the ability to think out logically.
See Mediate inference.
thinking that is coherent and logical
drawing logical conclusions from facts.
The attempt to answer a question by thinking about reasons.
The type of thinking that uses argument; reasons in support of conclusions.
A method of thinking. See also: Inference.
The determination of the conclusions that can be drawn from certain premises.
Engaging in a process that leads to a conclusion or inference using known facts or assumptions.
Using logic to analyze data to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on judgmental criteria.
Reasoning can be defined in different ways, depending on the context of the understanding of reason as a form of knowledge. The logical definition is that reasoning is "the act of using reason to derive a conclusion from certain premises, using a given methodology." The two most commonly used explicit methods to reach a conclusion are deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning.