deductive reasoning

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Synonyms for deductive reasoning

reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

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The teacher here is emphasizing a deductive method of spelling words correctly.
Unlike Sabetti and Bouquillon, then, he abandoned the deductive method in favor of an inductive and intuitive approach to moral decision-making; he clearly recognized the need to revise principles in light of new historical circumstances and moral cases.
They also altered the very basis of knowledge by shifting the means of inquiry from an inductive to a deductive method, and from local production and control to new centers of intellectual work in Raleigh and Chapel Hill and beyond, thereby moving ideological and cultural power from farmers in the countryside to a town-dwelling middle class.
Comparable sales analysis is a deductive method with data set requirements imposed by the principle of substitution.
As Austrian economists, both emphasized theory and method - Schumpeter gravitated to Walras and technical analysis, while Rothbard became the leading proponent of Ludwig yon Mises' praxeological method with its deductive method and its insistence that the basic tools of economic analysis are applicable to all areas of human action.
Though Schwebel's dissent has been cited as a complaint against the encroachment of the deductive method, he makes no such charge.
s naturalistic interpretation of dogma as the product of human creativity in response to contingent circumstance, a stance that set him worlds apart from the exalted claims for Mary then advanced by neo-Scholastic theologians on the basis of their deductive method and recourse to the principle of fittingness.
Branson and geography was taught by Collier Cobb at the Wilson Graded, School through a deductive method in 1884 see Proceedings of the North Carolina Teachers Assembly (Raleigh, N.
Indeed, in the Preface to Introduction to Logic and to the Deductive Sciences, the original Polish title (1936) was translated by Tarski himself as On Mathematical Logic and Deductive Method.
impose inductive reasoning of parametric statistics on a deductive method, and violate parametric assumptions in the process.
At one point, Hausman compares the deductive method in contemporary economics with Mill's "inexact method a priori" and shows that they are almost identical.
employs a deductive method of analysis that places a heavy demand on readers.