analogism


Related to analogism: analogy

analogism

(əˈnæləˌdʒɪzəm)
n
an argument or reason based on analogy

a•nal•o•gism

(əˈnæl əˌdʒɪz əm)

n.
reasoning or argument by analogy.
[1650–60]
a•nal′o•gist, n.
a•nal`o•gis′tic, adj.

analogism

Medicine. diagnosis of a condition on the basis of its resemblance to other conditions.
See also: Health
reasoning deductively, from a generalization to particular events.
See also: Philosophy
the construction of a proportion.
See also: Mathematics
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Hartwell, "Historical Analogism, Public Policy, and Social Sciences in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century China," American Historical Review 76.
He discusses such topics as classical hermeneutics and historical analogism, unified theory of divisions during the reform era 1069-1085, and discourses of authority and the authority of discourse.