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Decision-making The sum total of education and experience that is integrated into a physician's medical decision-making processes. See Aunt Millie approach, Bayesian logic, Heuristic logic, Markov process, ROC analysis, Stochastic process.

logic,

n a disciplined method of reasoning or argumentation that employs the principles governing correct or reliable inference.

logic

the principles of reasoning.
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Departing from the basic premise of immediate metaphysics, which is the presupposition of the immediate ontological relevance of formal logic, we arrive at empty ideas.
Algebra of formal logic as a particular case of algebra of formal ethics (Simulating moral-legal aspect of human conduct by operations of AI-robots)".
Adapting a conclusion of Reymond's (1936: 67), we shall say that the formal principles of thought escape any demonstration because they are the condition of any reasoning activity as formal logic has it: they help mould the content of thinking into adequate forms and allow us to homologate the results (we get in the syntactic approach thus programmed) into new contents of thinking.
s new presumed state of affairs can be expressed in formal logic as follows: if the situation "guilty" is G, the act of negation the symbol"~", and the state of conjunction "&" then Josef K.
This new field is quite different in approach and method from the formal logic of Aristotle's syllogisms, or the new formal logics, mathematical and symbolic which proliferated in the twentieth century, because it was less interested in standards of deductive validity than in the manner in which people actually think and reach conclusions.
Posteriormente Fred Johnson, profesor en Colorado State University, proporciono la semantica para un sistema de pruebas de validez e invalidez de silogismos con modalidad en su articulo "Models for Modal Syllogism", publicado en Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, volumen 30, numero 2, primavera de 1989, pp.
Like Walton, Rudanko also claims to be concerned, not with the "discursive reasoning" of formal logic, but "'practical reasoning .
The system integrates the most advanced developments in a variety of fields such as Formal Logic, Psychology, Communication, Information Theory, Linguistics, Organizational Theory and Epistemology, including the author's own insights and contributions to all these fields.
The idea of multiple orders is drawn from formal logic.
In this paper, we present a didactic analysis of the mathematical concept of implication under three points of view: sets, formal logic, deductive reasoning.
Until that point, he was a logical positivist, holding that reason was limited to formal logic and to the vita contemplativa (See Frank and Bolduc, From Vita Contemplativa to Vita Activa).
To clarify what I mean by "argument," I would like to distinguish the arguments of formal logic from those of informal logic.

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