analytic thinking

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n analytic thinking the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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Usage

In literature:

He smiled to think that any one should presume to become a parson without having at least mastered analytical geometry.
"Where the Blue Begins" by Christopher Morley
This is also an analytical proposition, for other things are exactly those which I think as different or distinguished from myself.
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
Yet the book, to my thinking, is far less descriptive than analytical.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
It is, I think, a method which is analytical without being mechanical, and judicial without being cold.
"Platform Monologues" by T. G. Tucker
It must be read by a process of close thinking, in an analytic, exhaustive manner.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Analytical thinking takes on an analytical phraseology.
"The Essays of "George Eliot" Complete" by George Eliot
Naturally I think he had a discursive and inquisitive, rather than a profound and analytical mind.
"The Vagabond in Literature" by Arthur Rickett
No one that I can think of was so fine, so profound, so analytical.
"Recollections and Impressions" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
I think he intended it as a contrast to the analytical and reflective character of the rest.
"Tennyson and His Friends" by Various
And I think an analytic reading of the solution will bear out the following statement.
"Essays in Experimental Logic" by John Dewey
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In news:

McNamara, Aristotle, and the Limits of Analytic Thinking.
McNamara, Aristotle, and the Limits of Analytic Thinking .
So You Think All Analytical Instrumentation Is the Same.
Canadian researchers found that thinking analytically, using reason rather than intuition, decreases religious belief even in the devout.
Rodin's 'Thinker' used to "prime" analytical thinking in volunteers in a new study that says analytical thinking and religious belief are often at odds.
You go to law school to be able to think on your feet, to be quick-witted, analytical and thoughtful.
Students must develop creative thinking skills with analytical abilities.
When most listeners hear the term " predictive analytics" they think of systems that use statistical modeling in finance or insurance.
Analytic thinking decreases religious belief.
A new study suggests that analytical thinking and religious belief are often opposed.
Rodin's ' Thinker ' used to "prime" analytical thinking in volunteers in a new study that says analytical thinking and religious belief are often at odds.
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In science:

Another motivation were questions which appear naturally while thinking about analytic and probabilistic motivations of such modern physical theories as string theory, M -theory, and many other approaches to quantum gravity.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
We can think of π and σ as the real and imaginary parts of a (discrete) analytic function.
Determining the Genus of a Map by Local Observation of a Simple Random Process
From physics side, one may think on a Universal Lie algebra as a generalisation of famous and exceptionally fruitful ’t Hooft’s idea of analytic continuation of SU(N) gauge theories from integer to an arbitrary N (and subsequent 1/N expansion) to exceptional Lie algebras.
On the map of Vogel's plane
Analytic methods for graph problems often involve generating functions with a variable x for vertices and a variable y for edges (and sometimes a variable z for components), as for example in ; and we may think of y as giving a weight for edges.
Random graphs from a weighted minor-closed class
One can actually think of situations in which, after a choice of intrinsic time which does not satisfy the conditions that we have discussed in the Introduction, the action of the GWT would imply an analytic continuation both in the explicit and implicit time dependences.
Geometric interpretation of Thiemann's generalized Wick transform
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