logical thinking

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Related to logical thinking: creative thinking, Critical thinking
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Noun1.logical thinking - thinking that is coherent and logicallogical thinking - thinking that is coherent and logical
cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process, thought - the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
line of reasoning, logical argument, argumentation, argument, line - a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
conjecture - reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
deductive reasoning, synthesis, deduction - reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
illation, inference - the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
prediction, anticipation, prevision - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
ratiocination - logical and methodical reasoning
reasoning backward, regress - the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
synthetic thinking, synthesis - the combination of ideas into a complex whole
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To bomb Syria as well as Iraq has no place in logical thinking.
An engineer's fundamental skills, such as logical thinking, problem-solving and strong numeracy, are highly desirable in many other business sectors.
Located in Hall 4 of Modhesh World, the Mirror Maze is attracting a large number of kids looking to put their logical thinking skills to use to solve an exciting maze packed with adventures and thrills.
Our approach is interdisciplinary in which disciplines such as critical and logical thinking, communication, mathematics, written and oral skills, physical education and the creative arts are brought together in a way that's both challenging and fun.
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The dominant Augustinian-Pascalian strain of Western thought has traditionally viewed distraction as an expression of human imperfection, which has therefore to be corrected in favour of concentration and logical thinking.
The competition aims to encourage ingenuity, logical thinking and creativity in computing and the right, intuitive and critical design multimedia applications.
It works on developing logical thinking skills, strategic planning and visual and spatial perception.
When will our Government use grown up logical thinking to tackle these serious problems.
You should have good spoken and written communication skills, good negotiation skills, a tactful but assertive manner and logical thinking and problem-solving ability.
During a lecture delivered at Tishreen University, al-Zoubi pointed out that Syrians' conviction comes in the context of the reasonable and logical thinking which produced many reconciliations in several areas around Damascus accompanied by the incidents of the gunmen turning themselves and their weapons in to the authorities concerned for life to go back as normal.
However, in doing so, one must construct a logical thinking process that consists of listening to all points of views, and finally, an opinion can be reached.