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The art or science of human reasoning. As an art, logic is the cultivated skill in reasoning with order and precision, with ease and without error. As a science, logic is the study of the first principles of knowledge, through inductive and deductive inference, and of the norms for clear thinking that leads to firm certitude.See Also: DEDUCTION, See Also: INDUCTION