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Meaning of INDUCTIVE REASONING

Pronunciation:  in'duktiv 'reezuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
 
 Synonyms: generalisation, generalization, induction
 
 See Also: colligation

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a fortiori reasoning, a posteriori reasoning, a priori reasoning, analysis, Baconian method, deduction, deductive reasoning, demonstration, discourse, discourse of reason, discursive reason, epagoge, generalization, hypothesis and verification, induction, inference, logical thought, particularization, philosophical induction, philosophy, proof, ratiocination, rationalism, rationality, rationalization, rationalizing, reason, reasonableness, reasoning, sophistry, specious reasoning, sweet reason, syllogism, syllogistic reasoning, synthesis
 

 

 

 

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