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The button to the right will take you to PayPal where you can make any size donation of 25 cents or more you wish, using either your PayPal account or a credit card without a PayPal account. Reasoning by Rick Garlikov The following are ideas about what reasoning is and about what it is to be reasonable.
It also offers some conjectures about why many people don't seem to have good reasoning skills or to be very reasonable.
It is offered here for students whose teachers do not seem to think very highly of their work, but who themselves do not make very clear what they think is wrong with it.
In some cases students and professors may have very different ideas about what it is to show good reasoning in a paper or class or to present a case in a reasonable manner. If little children are playing with chess pieces and a chess board, but are making arbitrary moves in what they think is emulation of adults they have seen playing chess, it is not just that they are playing chess badly.
It is that they are not playing chess at all, regardless of what they think they are doing or what they call it. There are some things that are difficult to distinguish between whether they are being done badly or whether they are not even being done at all. It is crucial to understand the difference, for it is often not helpful to try to improve the performance of someone who is not even doing what you are trying to get him to do better.
He won't see you as improving his performance but as merely changing it. It will generally not serve much purpose, for example, to correct the children's chess moves until you explain to them what chess is and what the rules and goal are.
Otherwise if you try to "correct" a move, they may simply say "but we do it this way. If a person dances very poorly, other people might say they are not sure what he is doing, but he is certainly not dancing.
We say of some people's culinary efforts not just that they are bad cooks but that they "can't cook at all. These seem to me to be satirical applications of the distinction rather than real examples of it, as in the above chess case.
But there are some cases where it is not clear how we might describe the situation. Yet an accurate description or understanding of the case may be crucial for improving someone's performance. Suppose someone does a math problem very poorly, using algebraic language and symbols but utilizing "reasoning steps" that seem to us very bizarre, and when asked to explain why he used those steps, says "I am using algebra".
If his steps and reasons were so far removed from anything remotely approaching GOOD algebraic reasoning, we may be quite tempted to feel that he did not use algebra but merely what he mistakenly thought was algebra.
It may be not just that he does not understand how to work this problem, but that he does not understand what algebra "is about" in general. These are two different difficulties, requiring two different approaches to remedy. Or students may write an exam answer or do an assignment in such a way that it incorporates all the features a teacher requires, but does it in such a way that shows either the student does not understand those features well or that he did not get the point of the features.See also A Simple Plan, where a very simple plan should have worked, but goes horribly urbanagricultureinitiative.comst Combat urbanagricultureinitiative.com also Didn't See That Coming and Cutting the urbanagricultureinitiative.comonally, see Rube Goldberg Device for machinery built by people with a Complexity Addiction.
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