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Definition of ratiocination 1 : the process of exact thinking : reasoning 2 : a reasoned train of thought Other Words from ratiocination Synonyms Did you know?What does ratiocination mean in a detective story?
The detective in the story is known for his gifts of observation and ratiocination. Ratiocination is methodical and logical reasoning. It is knowledge that is assumed to arise from the process of ratiocination alone. Ratiocination is a mode of acquiring real knowledge.What is the difference between syllogism and ratiocination?
ratiocination - the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism) conclusion. syllogism - deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises.How are aphorisms arrived at through ratiocination?
Aphorisms are insights shorn of supporting ratiocination. Sometimes they are arrived at in an instant, in a sudden illumination; sometimes, as Lichtenberg's draftings and redraftings of the same phrase or idea reveals, they are arrived at through a process of intellectual and rhetorical honing.