The Basic Understanding Of Knowledge

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Everything in the world needs structure, even concepts. Logic is the structure of the relationship between concepts, in other words, logic is the study of thinking itself. Concepts can be organized by mutual exclusion, overlap, inclusion, and mutual coincidence. Also, there are two types of reasoning (logic), deductive and inductive. In philosophy, knowledge can be described as justified true belief. Logic, or reasoning, is used to justify beliefs to determine whether they are true or not. Hence, knowledge is dependent upon logic because logic is needed to justify the true belief. Experience along with logic and reasoning helps to derive knowledge.
First, there must be a basic understanding of knowledge. Epistemology is the theory of …show more content…

Logicians are interested in how to form rules to figure out if a particular type of reasoning is logical, whereas psychologist are concerned with the mental process of thinking. Reasoning is used as evidence to come up with a conclusion and thus, justify a belief.
Furthermore, logic can be split up into two parties, inductive reasoning and deductive reasoning. Inductive reasoning is a theory concerned with the relationship between evidence and a conclusion that is drawn from that evidence. This type of reasoning goes from the particular to the general. In addition, inductive reasoning deals with inferences that are probable, not valid. This form of logic is usually used in science and is often used interchangeably with the process, ‘scientific method.’ Inductive reasoning usually bases its conclusions on prior patterns that have occurred. For example, if a person were to state the following: “All so far observed, water boils at a 212 degrees Fahrenheit, this is water, therefore it will boil at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.” The particular portion of this statement would be ‘water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.’ This is based on the previous patterns of water boiling at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Thus, if said liquid is water then one can conclude that water will boil at 212 degrees Fahrenheit with disregard to location.
On the other hand, deductive reasoning deals with valid inferences. This branch of logic goes from the general to the

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