How to Reason

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How to Reason
« on: March 26, 2014, 12:33:15 AM »

Reason refers to the mental powers and processes concerned with forming conclusions, judgments, or inferences.[1] Proper use of reasoning is extremely important in making effective daily decisions. Here are some tips to exercise reason in your daily conduct.

Analogical reasoning is drawing comparisons by analogy either explicitly or implicitly. This form of logical reasoning infers some similarity of one thing to another thing in a certain respect, on the basis of the known similarity between the things in other respects. An analogy attributed to Samuel Johnson is: "Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.