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log·i·cal

 (lŏj′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, in accordance with, or of the nature of logic: logical disputation.
2. Based on earlier or otherwise known statements, events, or conditions; reasonable: Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year.
3. Reasoning or capable of reasoning in a clear and consistent manner: a very logical person.

log′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), log′i·cal·ness n.
log′i·cal·ly adv.
Synonyms: logical, analytic, ratiocinative, rational
These adjectives mean capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning: a logical mind; an analytic thinker; the ratiocinative process; a rational being.
Antonym: illogical
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.logicality - correct and valid reasoning
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
rationalness, rationality - the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
consistency - (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that none of the propositions deducible from the axioms contradict one another
completeness - (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that a contradiction arises if any proposition is introduced that cannot be derived from the axioms of the system
illogic, illogicality, illogicalness, inconsequence - invalid or incorrect reasoning
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The results were systematically arranged as a way of ensuring clarity and logicality of discourse.
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6) Brutus knows he is right and does not need to convince; he wishes to demonstrate the correctness, logicality, and purity of his idea and action, paying no attention to passion and emotion, and providing only terse, antithetical sentences.
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Though few believe that logic is an appropriate normative model against which to compare human reasoning (see Evans 2002), logicality represents one of the many dimensions that can be used to characterise human reasoning.
The primary hermeneutic task is thus, to the contrary, to seek to shed one's own contemporary prejudices, such as presumptions of logicality, consistency and historicity, and give voice to the "tensions" (ibid:14) expressed in the sources--as well as their "timelessness" (ibid:17-18) The readers should not expect sources to confirm contemporary ideas and beliefs, but allow for incompatibilities, even antagonisms between the past and the present--and thus let the past open perspectives to inspire a radical questioning of the present.