line of reasoning


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To explain the error in the prisoner's line of reasoning (that is, logical induction), assume that instead of giving his ruling five days in advance, he gave it on Thursday morning, leaving a two-day opportunity.
Letter Rulings (including TAMs) and Special Rulings are only uncertain indications of one line of reasoning at IRS.
I asked, single-mindedly trying to discern a clear line of reasoning amid the mass of maps, charts, and graphics.
I suggest that we refrain from repeating that line of reasoning and prepare ourselves for anything.
Using his same line of reasoning, one sees that the longer the multinational coalition maintains a security environment in Iraq, the more likely these three interest groups will communicate and cooperate, shifting from Pareto optimal (highest payoff for each group) to Pareto improved strategies resulting in Nash equilibrium.
Hearst's line of reasoning must have become clear in the depositions leading up to the arbitration -- so clear, and so compelling, that an agreement such as this could be forged.
IMAGINE, goes one line of reasoning in this show, if physics or chemistry were the same as they were 100 years ago.
If that line of reasoning seems a little far out or flaky, consider that nobody had given much thought to the rights of our contemporary undead--vegetative patients--before technology made their existence possible.
Worryingly it seems that society at large is beginning to accept this pathetic line of reasoning.
This line of reasoning suggests, in some contradistinction to Alemberti's thesis, that progress in the field not only involves "perfecting" our application of abundantly defensible pathways, but developing ever-increasing skill at the appropriate integration of linear processes (such as pathways) in a world that can never be reduced to the purely linear.
In one plausible line of reasoning, the Wilsonianism had come to the fore when the hunt for weapons of mass destruction had run aground.
Whether one accepts the theory of evolution or not, this is a compelling argument that in its details and line of reasoning is not terribly unlike that developed by Anselm of Canterbury centuries ago.
I wonder, however, if the line of reasoning that he used to "excuse" his inaction isn't comparable to that of the guards at Nazi death camps--the rationale that "I was just following orders
But the Canadian electorate did not buy Martin's line of reasoning.
This line of reasoning leads away from the slogan toward a much more accurate and useful analysis of the causes and consequences of the war.