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practical reason

noun
1.
(in Kantian ethics) reason applied to the problem of action and choice, especially in ethical matters.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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practical reason

noun (philosophy, logic)
1.
the faculty by which human beings determine how to act
2.
reasoning concerning the relative merits of actions
3.
the principles governing arguments which issue in actions or intentions to act
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