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Definition of the noun abstract thought
What does abstract thought mean as a name of something?
- thinking that is coherent and logical
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of abstract thought: logical thinking / reasoning
- more generic terms: cerebration / intellection / mentation / thinking / thought / thought process = the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
- more specific terms:
- analytic thinking / analysis = the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
- line of reasoning / logical argument / argumentation / argument / line = a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
- conjecture = reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
- deductive reasoning / deduction / synthesis = reasoning from the general to the particular
- inference / illation = the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
- anticipation / prediction / prevision = the act of predicting
- ratiocination = logical and methodical reasoning
- reasoning backward / regress = the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
- synthetic thinking / synthesis = the combination of ideas into a complex whole
Abstract Thought is a musical group.
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by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
Progressing beyond the tangible characteristics in order to conceptualize theoretical relationships between items or processes involves abstract thought. Abstract thinking occurs conceptually, categorically, and generally. Conceptual ...
The Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)
Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set by Richard Schulz
observed the same phenomena in a study in Central Asia, where uneducated workers were more likely to engage in concrete thought, while educated collective farm members were more prone to use abstract thought. Abstract ...
by Susan Krauss Whitbourne
observed the same phenomena in a study in Central Asia where uneducated peasants were more likely to engage in concrete thought and educated collective farm members were more prone to use abstract thought. Abstract ...
by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks
Abstract thought, when the capacity to fit objects into a general pattern develops. Concrete thinking may occur in both organic and functional disorders. SEE ALSO Thought, Thinking, and Conceptual thinking. Concussion Concussion is the ...
Abstract thought is tied into the brain structures that underlie language and the conceptualization of categories of things. In some senses, this process derives the essential characteristics of whatever types of objects the brain ...
by Elmar Waibl
H concrete thinking abstract thought —> abstract thinking abstract universal ' abstraktes Allgemeines n (met) ...
The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005)
by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen Adams
At this time, British philosophy and French Encyclopaedism degenerated into abstract thought for Pound. The "brilliance" of Pierre Bayle and Voltaire anticipated a diminish- ment of principles and "gradations of value," "a musical concept of ...
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Quotes about Abstract Thought
For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding. (Paul Ricoeur)
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