Broader Term: sciences and humanities3 Documents

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Prevailing canons and criteria of validity in thought and demonstration; prevalence of non-logical methods of reasoning (e.g., by analogy, free or mystical association, post hoc ergo propter hoc, rationalization); degree of acceptance of precise principles of definition, classification, and use of terms; notions of correct predication; formal principles of logic; development and use of symbolic or mathematical logic; etc.

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