25th November 2019

stackexchange
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What is a rational explanation?

At the end logical systems are on ingredient among others to go toward a rational explanation. A rational explanation is an explanation that is coherent with a large system of though. At some point, It is the efficiency of logic that legitimates logic and, it is the efficiency of an explanation that makes it rational.

Also asked, what does it mean for a person to be rational?

Rational means to think in a reasonable way. Reasonable means either having fair, sensible or sound judgment, or as much as appropriate or fair (moderate, in other words). Rational people therefore are supposed to be those who make statements or decisions by reasoned thinking based on facts.

What is rational thinking in philosophy?

It means a commitment to the principle that all of one's convictions, values, goals, desires and actions must be based on, derived from, chosen and validated by a process of thought. Ayn Rand. Rationality is the habit of acting by reason, which means in accordance with the facts of reality.

What do you think it means to act rationally?

Rational - Based on or in accordance with reason or logic. You act rationally when you use objective thinking, logic, scientific method, arguments, questions etc. Opposed to acting irrationally that means acting according to how you feel in the moment without consciously understanding what you are doing.