Yes, Uncle Reub'; ratiocination is a good word in its place.
Its two constituent parts are ratiocination and description.
So, when the steaks were done, we besought him to lay bare his system of ratiocination.
Words seem to be the vehicles rather of ratiocination than of emotion.
To be in love is in a measure to part company with the power of ratiocination.
It consists of processes of Induction, Ratiocination, and Verification.
A process of ratiocination never troubled the brain of any of the five.
Here was a process of ratiocination worthy of any autocrat that ever breathed.
Rationalization and ratiocination merged in her mind very readily.
He is evidently most at home in the regions of ratiocination.