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ra·ti·oc·i·na·tive

 (răsh′ē-ŏs′ə-nā′tĭv, -ō-sĭn′ə-)
adj.
Of, relating to, marked by, or skilled in methodical and logical reasoning. See Synonyms at logical.
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Adj.1.ratiocinative - based on exact thinking; "one's ratiocinative powers"
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
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ratiocinative

adjective
Able to reason validly:
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Certainly categories such as 'complexity' or 'simplicity' and terms such as 'climax' and 'denouement', while useful as pointers, have no ratiocinatively probative efficacy as categorial steps in arguments that will help us to rank works on a scale of aesthetic value.
ratiocinatively or imaginatively, and thus truth--the way things are