logicalness

Definitions

  • One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
    One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n logicalness correct and valid reasoning
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Logicalness The quality of being logical.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n logicalness The quality of being logical.
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Quotations

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    “Logic will not change an emotion, but action will.”
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    “Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.”
  • Nicola Abbagnano
    Nicola Abbagnano
    “Reason itself is fallible, and this fallibility must find a place in our logic.”
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    “Man always has two reasons for the things he does; the logical one and the real one.”
  • Beatrice Potter Webb
    Beatrice Potter Webb
    “Religion is love; in no case is it logic.”
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    “I never guess. It is a shocking habit -- destructive to the logical faculty.”

Usage

In literature:

Declamation, repetition, puerility, a lack of logic, and incoherence strike him at every turn.
"The Necessity of Atheism" by Dr. D.M. Brooks
It is a way of saying the logical result of your opinions is such or such a monstrous error.
"Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)" by Leslie Stephen
I found people were sceptical of such a study only because they had not the subject presented to them in a logical manner.
"Palmistry for All" by Cheiro
Which ideal simplicity and logicalness has become such a fish-bone stuck in our throats.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
I think we can draw a pretty good picture of his plane from scientific logic.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
This thing in itself was above all things logical.
"A Short History of England" by G. K. Chesterton
To my mind, the scientific and logical bankruptcy of Darwinism was never announced more bluntly and ingenuously.
"At the Deathbed of Darwinism" by Eberhard Dennert
This is pure mathematics, a formal science depending upon logic.
"The Mind and the Brain" by Alfred Binet
Never in the history of the United States had a man become prominent in a more logical and intelligent way.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
The logical feebleness of science is not sufficiently borne in mind.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The political logic of the situation led straight, as a first step, to the support of the Free Soil party.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Questions help the children more than explanations and comments, particularly where they are logically asked.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
Logic can be treated in two directions: either as logic of the general use of the understanding, or of some particular use of it.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
He gives the facts as they appear to him and draws the logical conclusions.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Logically Plato is right; historically, too, he was right at the time when he was writing.
"The Five Great Philosophies of Life" by William de Witt Hyde
The action of any set of people can no more change the nature of facts than that of logical necessities.
"A Review of the Systems of Ethics Founded on the Theory of Evolution" by C. M. Williams
You declared you were logical as far as you knew, and when I thought about it I agreed.
"Kit Musgrave's Luck" by Harold Bindloss
The logic of Hegel is the only rival to the logic of Aristotle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
To find the logical place and deduction of the Angler.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4)" by George Grote
Now, character is not a product of logic, but of faith in ideals and of sacrificial devotion to them.
"The Meaning of Faith" by Harry Emerson Fosdick
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In poetry:

The ever-ready victims they,
Of logical illusions,
And in a self-assertive way
They jump at strange conclusions.
"The Periwinkle Girl" by William Schwenck Gilbert
That is Jesus.
But then Jesus was not quite a man.
He was the Son of Man
Filius Meus, O remorseless logic
Out of His own mouth.
"St. Matthew" by D H Lawrence
It is the logic of our times,
No subject for immortal verse –
That we who lived by honest dreams
Defend the bad against the worse.
"Where Are The War Poets ?" by Cecil Day Lewis
CAMILLA calls me heartless: hence you see
Logic in love has little part.
How can I otherwise than heartless be
Seeing Camilla has my heart?
"Camilla" by Victor James Daley
Why bound our hearts when April pied
Comes singing, or when hawthorn blows?
Doth logic in the lily hide,
And where's the reason in the rose?
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Though called by many different names,
Each one professed the noblest aims;
Should all be right, 'twas logical
That I should give my vote to all!
"My Maiden Vote" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

If you are a schlub about repairing your car, you logically would go to your favorite mechanic for help.
Cirrus Logic is on Sale.
Cirrus Logic, Inc Enters Oversold Territory.
Cirrus Logic Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines.
There's a good chance you own something that has a Cirrus Logic-designed audio chip embedded in it.
Sterne Agee says Cirrus Logic, Corning and Rubicon could all benefit.
Cirrus Logic, Synopsys Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Thursday.
Typically, I have a full day of activities whether I am visiting for work reasons or solely for vacation, so the logical time to fit in a run is first thing in the morning.
Faulty logic on too big to fail.
Comforting , Funny Outlandishness That Sticks to Its Own Logic.
Probabilistic modal logic further captures probabilistic beliefs about probabilistic beliefs.
A modal logic is any logic for handling modalities: concepts like possibility, necessity, and knowledge.
Hindsight being 20/20 "Crash" was the logical selection as best picture at this week's Oscar ceremonies.
At points, the narrative structure slips, sidestepping its internal logic.
Though provocative, Wolf's 'Vagina: A New Biography' takes leaps of logic.
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In science:

Quantum logic was therefore always seen as logically very weak, or even as a non-logic.
Temperley-Lieb Algebra: From Knot Theory to Logic and Computation via Quantum Mechanics
On the other hand, compact closed logic in a sense goes beyond ordinary logic in the principles it admits.
Temperley-Lieb Algebra: From Knot Theory to Logic and Computation via Quantum Mechanics
We assume basic knowledge in logic, particularly of first-order logic FO.
Capturing Polynomial Time on Interval Graphs
This claim is based on the observation that various prominent logics, including (quantified) multimodal logics and intuitionistic logics, can be elegantly embedded in simple type theory.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Church’s simple type theory S T T , also known as classical higher-order logic, is suited as a framework for combining classical and non-classical logics.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Interestingly, also prominent non-classical logics – including quantified multi-modal logics and intuitionistic logic – can be elegantly embedded in S T T .
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Further logic embeddings in S T T are discussed in Sect. 3; our examples comprise intuitionistic logic, access control logics and the region connection calculus.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Our overall goal is to show that various interesting classical and non-classical logics and their combinations can be elegantly mechanized and partly automated in modern higher-order reasoning systems with the help of our logic embeddings.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Studies in Logic, Mathematical Logic and Foundations.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Gabbay et al. (eds.) Mathematical problems from applied logic II., New Logics for the XXI-st Century, pp. 217–252.
A logic road from special relativity to general relativity
Analysing logic programs using “Prop”-ositional logic programs and a magic wand.
Parametrizing Program Analysis by Lifting to Cardinal Power Domains
Languages based on first-order logic such as pure Prolog, higher-order logic such as Gödel, λ-calculus such as Haskell and Scheme qualify according to this definition.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
The mathematicians consider any geometry as a logical construction, and they do not know, how to work with a geometry, which is not a logical construction.
Monistic conception of geometry
Similarly open are chain logic and the temporal logics CTL, CTL* and PDL.
Tree Languages Defined in First-Order Logic with One Quantifier Alternation
In , decidable characterizations were presented for some temporal logics, while Benedikt and Segoufin characterized tree languages definable in first-order logic with the successor relation (but without the descendant relation).
Tree Languages Defined in First-Order Logic with One Quantifier Alternation
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