abstract reasoning

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  • I question if he ever had the power of correct abstract reasoning. Cited from The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Vol. 1, by John Charles Dent
  • Most of these g-loaded tests typically involve some form of abstract reasoning.
  • Once such abstract reasoning is possible, sex worship is no longer seriously entertained. Cited from The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Volume 10
  • Even before I met you, I had arrived at pretty much the same ideas myself, as a matter of abstract reasoning. Cited from The Woman Who Did, by Grant Allen
  • Nature will always maintain her rights, and prevail in the end over any abstract reasoning whatsoever. Cited from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, D. Hume
  • We answer, that this principle holds good only in abstract reasonings. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • According to the College Board, the SAT does not test logic or abstract reasoning.
  • A concrete case will give a clearer grasp of the issue than any abstract reasoning. Cited from Principles of Freedom, by Terence J. MacSwiney
  • But I have had no practice in abstract reasoning, and I may be all astray. Cited from Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I
  • The situated approach gives a much lower priority to abstract reasoning or problem-solving skills.
  • This School thought that a general body of theory could be established through abstract reasoning - not relying on a wide knowledge of economic facts.
  • When we take embodied thinking rather than abstract reasoning as a goal for our mind, then we understand that thinking is a transformative act.
  • If definite perceptions of fact like this cannot stand upon their own feet, surely abstract reasoning cannot give them the support they are in need of. Cited from Varieties of Religious Experience, by Wm. James
  • "Well, who'll she hurt?" pursued the other, in his form of pure and abstract reasoning. Cited from From a Bench in Our Square, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • It could not be determined in advance by abstract reasoning. Cited from The Theory of Social Revolutions, by Brooks Adams
  • Almost all respondents picked out abstract reasoning, ability to solve problems and ability to acquire knowledge as the most important elements.
  • The simplicity of the Bible is largely because there is so little abstract reasoning in it. Cited from Study of the King James Bible, Cleland Boyd McAfee
  • They endeavour to find objections, both to our abstract reasonings, and to those which regard matter of fact and existence. Cited from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, D. Hume
  • Abstract reasoning, in matters with which human action is concerned, may be too absolute to be convincing. Cited from The Oxford Movement, by R.W. Church
  • Next to this feeling is the love of contemplation and of abstract reasoning. Cited from The Iroquois Book of Rites, by Horatio Hale
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