Reasoning and logic

Synthese 79 (1):99 - 117 (1989)
Abstract
Gilbert Harman, in Logic and Reasoning (Synthese 60 (1984), 107–127) describes an unsuccessful attempt ... to develop a theory which would give logic a special role in reasoning. Here reasoning is psychological, a procedure for revising one''s beliefs. In the present paper, I construe reasoning sociologically, as a process of linguistic interaction; and show how both reasoning in the psychologistic sense and logic are related to that process.
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Ian Hacking (1979). What is Logic? Journal of Philosophy 76 (6):285-319.

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