CONDITIONAL REASONING

logic that takes the shape of if X, then Y. Within the context of formal logic, the phrase or sentence coming after such a statement is referred to as the antecedent and that coming after therein is referred to as the consequent.

CONDITIONAL REASONING: "The following is an example of conditional reasoning: If it is December in America, then it is Winter time."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONDITIONAL REASONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conditional-reasoning/ (accessed September 18, 2020).
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