He considered her reasoning and then sighed.
There was no reasoning with him, so she accepted a ride with her best friend, Connie.
Let me offer my reasoning on this.
He wasn't demanding or pleading, he was reasoning with her.
The estimate to be formed of this reasoning has been well stated by Dr A.
Intuitionalism also has its restatements of theistic reasoning little modified by Kant.
His reasoning was that they could afford the new furniture and it supported local businesses.
She had been the one who insisted that they wait until after marriage, but it was Alex who came up with sound reasoning for it.
You're the one who tacked on the reasoning that he had become irresponsible.
She wasn't the one being difficult, and her reasoning was sound.
The situation was out of control and reasoning with him wasn't going to work.
They left the bull where it lay, reasoning that if they removed it, the bear might go hunting fresh meat.
This confusion Lotze, who had been trained in the school of mathematical reasoning, tried to dispel.
Stephen accuses Butler of reasoning in a circle.
This reasoning of Fechner's has given rise to a great mass of controversy, but the fundamental mistake in it is simple.
In this part of the work, as in the preceding, his reasoning depends essentially upon his peculiar view of natural agents and their activities.
Dean was glad to see Fred's line of reasoning stray away from the Dawkinses.
In common with other sciences, economics makes use of " abstractions"; but if for some problems we employ symbolic processes of reasoning, we must keep clearly in view the limits of their significance, and neither endow the symbols with attributes they can never possess, nor lose sight of the realities behind them.
Vigour of reasoning and originality of view were not his characteristics as a writer; nor will the student who has raked these dust-heaps of miscellaneous learning and oldfashioned mysticism discover more than a few sentences of genuine enthusiasm and simple-hearted aspiration to repay his trouble and reward his patience.
(If you can reserve judgment on that statement, I'll explain my reasoning in the book's next section.)
We are really good on the reasoning part, but as far as our sensory inputs go, we are massively outclassed by cheap sensors.
Finally, by some process of reasoning not fully recorded, the difficulties were set aside and the book was received into the sacred canon; Jerome (on Eccl.
By some such process of reasoning as this must the idea of changing the succession to the throne, by setting aside Alexius, have first occurred to the mind of Peter the Great.
Before a similar mode of reasoning, all the other distinctive articles of the Romish creed "disappeared like a dream "; and " after a full conviction," on Christmas day, 1754, he received the sacrament in the church of Lausanne.
At this point, if you follow my reasoning, we have established at least the possibility of a bright future.
There is no subject of human study which may not be at some time or other of economic significance, and anything which affects the character, the ideals or the environment of man may make it necessary to modify our assumptions and our reasoning with regard to his conduct in economic affairs.
On the critical side this teaching is now admittedly valid against the older empiricism, and the cogency of the reasoning by which his constructive theory is supported is generally recognized.
If my reasoning stopped there, you would probably start fishing around for the receipt for this book and read up on your bookseller's return policy.
Both Mr. Gilman and Mr. Keith, the teachers who prepared her for college, were struck by her power of constructive reasoning; and she was excellent in pure mathematics, though she seems never to have enjoyed it much.
Every Russian might have predicted it, not by reasoning but by the feeling implanted in each of us and in our fathers.
So it is impossible to understand by what reasoning the historians reach the conclusion that this maneuver was a profound one.
But to understand phenomena man has, besides abstract reasoning, experience by which he verifies his reflections.
Again, in the scheme of mechanism, everything is determined by everything else - in 5 Aristotle and the schoolmen meant by a proof a priori reasoning from cause to effect.
If the village is replaced by a large area, inhabited by millions, with modern facilities of communication, it is a matter of observation and experience that for the purposes of general reasoning the idiosyncrasies of individuals may be neglected.
No one is concerned to prove that the Ricardian economics applies to the manorial system, and it is generally supposed at any rate that the world has been approximating more and more nearly during the last century to the conditions assumed in most of the reasoning of that school.
Charles, however, has given good grounds for supposing that it is merely a preface, and that the work went on to discuss grammar, logic (which Bacon thought of little service, as reasoning was innate), mathematics, general physics, metaphysics and moral philosophy.
The preceding considerations render it comparatively easy to follow the reasoning on which the experimental verification of the EgaJva- above statements is based.
Yet it cannot be expected that every man should accept the faith without reasoning; and here Ficino found a place for Platonism.
The proof of the six premisses requires an elaborate investigation into the general properties of classes and relations which can be deduced by the strictest reasoning from our ultimate logical principles.
But it will be noticed that the second half of the definition in the text - "from the general premisses of all reasoning" - is left unexpressed.
If my reasoning elsewhere in this book is correct, we are moving toward a future where there will be nothing but healthy, well-developed, rich countries with modern infrastructure.
I won't base my reasoning for how the Internet and technology will end poverty on this idea alone.
The reasoning behind MAD was that if we can annihilate the Soviets or the Chinese and they in turn can annihilate us, then none of us will start a war.
And this was not the result of logical reasoning but was a direct and mysterious reflection.
His reasoning was that God already knew what it looked like and it shouldn't be a distraction for others.
His reasoning was that by the time they were required to get it licensed, they would be married.
Really, he urged, there could be only one substance - Descartes himself had dropped a passing hint to that effect - and the bold deductive reasoning of Spinoza's Ethics, in process if not in result, betrays its kinship to the ontological argument, with its affirmation of what must be.
Browning reasons as far as he can; if reasoning fails him, he gives a leap of faith.
With the systematic study of the Latin, and to a slight extent also of the Greek classics, he conjoined that of logic in the prolix system of Crousaz; and he further invigorated his reasoning powers, as well as enlarged his knowledge of metaphysics and jurisprudence, by the perusal of Locke, Grotius and Montesquieu.
Earlier still the sun must have reached to where Neptune now revolves on the confines of our system, but the mass of the sun could not undergo an expansion so prodigious without being made vastly more rarefied than at present, and hence we are led by this mode of reasoning to the conception of the primaeval nebula from which our system has originated.
His reasoning appeared to me to be just; there was, therefore, a necessity to call in question the principles upon which it was founded, or to admit the conclusion."
The Logic, an eminently practical work, written from the point of view of Locke, is in five parts, dealing with (1) the nature of the human mind, its faculties and operations; (2) ideas and their kinds; (3) the true and the false, and the various degrees of knowledge; (4) reasoning and argumentation; (5) method and the ordering of our thoughts.
There are no limits to the good results of his introduction of a true method of reasoning into the moral and political sciences.
Mathematics has influenced the form and the terminology of the science, and has sometimes been useful in analysis; but mathematical methods of reasoning, in their application to economics, while possessing a certain fascination, are of very doubtful utility.
We shall best illustrate the character and method of economic reasoning by examples, and for that purpose let us take first of An all a purely historical problem, namely, the effect on of the wage-earners of the wages clauses of the Statute of Apprenticeship (1563).
Although economic motives have become more complex, they have just as much and no more to do with general economic reasoning and analysis than the causes of death with the normal expectation of life, or domestic ideals with the birth-rate.
The assumptions, the definitions, the reasoning, the conclusions of the classical writers have been ruthlessly overhauled.
What was mistaken for it was fashioned in the heat of controversy by men whose interests were practical rather than scientific, who could not write correct English, and revealed in their reasoning the usual fallacies of the merely practical man' So the " old Political Economy " lies shattered.
But after all the misinterpretation, the book as a whole leaves upon us an impression of peculiar strength and charm.
Whatever " method " of economic investigation we employ, we must at every stage see how far our reasoning is borne out by the actual experience of life.
Whilst this principle is undoubtedly applicable to the great majority of chemical actions under ordinary conditions, it is subject to numerous exceptions, and cannot therefore be taken (as its authors originally intended) as a secure basis for theoretical reasoning on the connexion between thermal effect and chemical affinity.
Without having recourse to any elaborate process of economic reasoning, by confining out attention to one simple question, namely, what happened, we can establish conclusions of the greatest interest to economic historians and, further, define the problem we have to investigate.
The " argument from design " had been a favourite form of reasoning amongst Christian theologians, and, as worked out by Paley in his Natural Theology, it served the useful purpose of emphasizing the fitness which exists between all the inhabitants of the earth and their physical environment.
He had hoped there was more to Memon's reasoning, and realized bitterly there never could be with a man like this one!