I have not drawn a conclusion yet, I am only making an assumption and I will probably never be able to prove anything. If I did feel that I would eventually acquire this proof, than I would probably be more authoritative and make a presumption. I utilized systematic thinking to analyze each part of this issue before I came to this line of reasoning. My purpose was simply to question information, without making an inference that would form a point of view, until all of the concepts and implications were understood. Whenever we reason things out in our minds, the first step should be clarifying the issues. Only clear information is relevant to the to process of making logical inferences that are based on sound assumptions.
An inference is one of the steps involved in reasoning, allowing your thoughts to move forward from being a premises to becoming a logical consequence. An inference is an intellectual act by which one concludes that something is true in light of something else’s being true, or seeming to be true. An inference is an educated guess that is made from evidence that is apparent while accessing prior knowledge that is available about this situation. People learn about many things by experiencing them first-hand and by using our powers of observation this helps us to gain background knowledge, but through the mental process of inference we can connect facts to derive a new belief because of our existing knowledge. Inferences can be accurate or inaccurate, logical or illogical, justified or unjustified and faulty or true.
Logic is the study of the criteria used in evaluating inferences or arguments. An assertion is a declaration that’s made emphatically, especially as part of an argument or as if it’s to be understood as a statement of fact. A conjecture is an inference from defective or presumptive evidence, a conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork or a proposition before it has been proved or disproved. A conjecture is a statement for which someone thinks that there is evidence that the statement is true. The main thing about a conjecture is that there is no proof, however once a conjecture has been proven, it becomes a theorem. An argument is a collection of statements or propositions, some of which are intended to provide support or evidence in favor of one of the others. The premises of an argument are those statements or propositions in it that are intended to provide the support or evidence. The conclusion of an argument is that statement or proposition for which the premises are intended to provide support. Premises are always intended to provide support or evidence for the conclusion, but they don’t always succeed! It’s still an argument, and there are still premises and a conclusion, even if the premises don’t really provide any support at all. The premises are taken for granted and then with the application of modus ponens of the conclusion follows. Modus ponens is a valid, simple argument form and rule of inference.
Reasoning is the process of using existing knowledge to draw conclusions, make predictions, or construct explanations. Reasoning helps us to figure out things and the three major types of reasoning include Deduction, Induction and Abduction. The distinction between deduction, on the one hand, and induction and abduction, on the other hand, corresponds to the distinction between necessary and non-necessary inferences. In abductive reasoning, the major premise is evident, but the minor premise and therefore the conclusion are only probable. Abductive reasoning is a form of explanatory reasoning that starts with an observation or a set of observations that are made and then from there one seeks to find the simplest and most likely explanation. Deduction is generally defined as the deriving of a conclusion by reasoning. Deduction or the process of deducing, is the formation of a conclusion based on generally accepted statements or facts. Abduction is defined as a syllogism (a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion) in which the major premise is evident but the minor premise and therefore the conclusion only probable. Abductive thinking is not always clearly explained, but it requires premises encompassing explanatory considerations and yielding a conclusion that makes some statement about the truth of a hypothesis.
Now that I have cleared all of this up, can someone please tell me exactly what the hell I was writing about?