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c. 1200, "intellectual faculty that adopts actions to ends," also "statement in an argument, statement of explanation or justification," from Anglo-French resoun, Old French raison [..]
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early 14c., resunmen, "to question (someone)," also "to challenge," from Old French raisoner "speak, discuss; argue; address; speak to," from Late Latin rationare "t [..]
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to form thoughts and make connections based on facts and logic.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration" decide by reasoning; draw or come [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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why something is done or said; an explanation
Source: eenglish.in

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Source: yiddishdictionaryonline.com

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Reason is the human capability of using facts and observations to make sense of the world. This is how humans are capable of understanding and explaining the physical rules by which the world works th [..]
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1 : an underlying ground, justification, purpose, motive, or inducement [required to provide s for the termination in writing] 2 a : the faculty of comprehending, inferring, or distinguishing esp. ...
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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The mental ability to analyze, dissect and figure out the cause of things. The human mind can reason both inductively and deductively. The Divine Mind can reason only deductively.
Source: creativelife.org

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To think through using facts and information.
Source: connectedmath.msu.edu

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(n) a rational motive for a belief or action(n) an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon(n) the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination(n) the state of having good sense [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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Reason is the aspect of cognition in which concepts are transformed, analysed and combined. While everyone knows that Reason exists and has objective content, philosophers have disputed over the years [..]
Source: marxists.org

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The Goddess of Reason, November 10th, 1793. Mlle. Candeille, of the Opéra, was one of the earliest of these goddesses, but Mme. Momoro, wife of the printer, the Goddess of Liberty, was the most celeb [..]
Source: bartleby.com

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in the first Critique, the highest faculty of the human subject, to which all other faculties are subordinated. It abstracts completely from the conditions of sensibility. The second Critique examines the form of our de­sires in order to construct a system based on the faculty of reason (= the prac­tical standpoint). Reason's primary functio [..]
Source: staffweb.hkbu.edu.hk

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Reason is a word with a huge amount of meanings, but in TOK we understand it to be the way of knowing which involves us in trying to make sense of the world using logic, rationality, comparison, judge [..]
Source: theoryofknowledge.net

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"Jefferson held that reason is implanted in both physical nature and human nature. The reason of physical nature is its order. The reason of human nature is our ability to understand a fair portion of that order." (Miller, 4.)To References
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The exercise of human cognitive functions independent or semi-independent of experience.
Source: utpteachingculture.com

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lang=en 1600s=1678 |1800s=1843 * '''1678''' — . ''''. *: It shows, too, who set out for life amain, As if the lasting crown they would obtain; Here also you may see the reason why They lose their [..]
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