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- adv. In a deductive manner; using deduction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. By deduction; by way of inference; by consequence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By deduction; in consequence of a general principle.
- By diduction or separation; inferentially.
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He should know that his inference that the civil rights leaders does not follow deductively from the evidence.
Its elementary counterpart is the theorem that the equational theories on a free algebra F (V), defined as the deductively closed sets of equations that use variables from V, are exactly its substitutive congruences.
From this philosophical standpoint it follows deductively that from the beginning no intelligent purpose guided evolution.
But that is also quite different from saying that formalistic-deductively mathematically abstract economic theory is not theory, unless it is accompanied by appropriate general explanations or discussions of potential real world applications.
By that term, I meant looking deductively, in totality, and then determining means for further analysis and exploration.
` The metaphysician reasons deductively out of his own subjectivity.
Before working through the problem let's start by saying that analogies are tools to seed a new domain not deductively reason about a problem.
The right thinks deductively, which requires that conclusions extend in a coherent fashion from premises.
Ten squids in the virgin's bed: Sardinians pride themselves on their inability to reason deductively, and so place ten baby squids in the bed of a virgin for reasons that are lost in the mists of time.
It would seem most sensible to derive standards deductively from cases at hand instead of applying old rules to novel conditions.
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