ratiocinatio

Definitions

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  • noun rhetoric Reasoning (typically with oneself) by asking questions.
  • noun rhetoric Making statements, then asking the reason for such an affirmation, then answering oneself.

Etymologies

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From Latin

Examples

  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting, ratiocinatio: and that which we in bills or books of account call items, they called nomina; that is, names: and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

    Leviathan

  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting ratiocinatio; and that which we in bills or books of account call ‘items’ they call nomina, that is ‘names, ’ and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

    Chapter IV. Of Speech

  • Igitur uti est ad intellectum ratiocinatio, ad id quod est id quod gignitur, ad aeternitatem tempus, ad punctum medium circulus, ita est fati series mobilis ad prouidentiae stabilem simplicitatem.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Now every series, whose exponent (of the categorical or hypothetical judgement) is given, can be continued; consequently the same procedure of reason conducts us to the ratiocinatio polysyllogistica, which is a series of syllogisms, that can be continued either on the side of the conditions (per prosyllogismos) or of the conditioned (per episyllogismos) to an indefinite extent.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting, ratiocinatio: and that which we in bills or books of account call items, they called nomina; that is, names: and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • Hacc ut opinor ratiocinatio in mulriplici & obvia expe - rientia fundata, ordinis conftituendi neceflitatem evincit apud homines prasjudicia non occascatos.

    De legibus naturae, disquisitio philosophica, in qua earum forma, summa capita, ordo ...

  • Ex hac itaque comparatione patet, qu6d fi Hobbiana ratiocinatio eflet valida, omnis fimul Legum Civilium obligatio collabetetur nec aliter fieri potefl: quin

    De legibus naturae, disquisitio philosophica, in qua earum forma, summa capita, ordo ...

  • Subtilis haec ratiocinatio illustratur ex alia simili, quae reperitur (i.e. at the beginning of

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • Ergo si vera est illorum ratiocinatio, jam duo sunt domini. "

    History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)

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