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Can you explain what is Abstract Thinking ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 07 Nov '10 09:03 pm
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Abstract thinking is a level of thinking about things that is removed from the facts of the here and now, and from specific examples of the things or concepts being thought about. Abstract thinkers are able to reflect on events and ideas, and on attributes and relationships separate from the objects that have those attributes or share those relationships.
Answered by Prasoon Sinha, 07 Nov '10 09:08 pm

 
  
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Thinking is an abstract thing and sometimes reflecting on abstract subjects is rather philosophical thinking ,
Answered by lolita mansfield, 08 Nov '10 06:41 am

 
  
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It is the The ability to separate a concrete object from its function and to abstract qualities about it. ......The ability to generalize from a specific situation.

Abstraction is a process by which higher concepts are derived from the usage and classification of literal ("real" or "concrete") concepts, first principles and/or other abstractions. An "abstraction" (noun) is a concept that acts as super-categorical noun for all subordinate concepts, and connects any related concepts as a group, field, or category.

Abstractions may be formed by reducing the information content of a concept or an observable phenomenon, typically to retain only information which is relevant for a particular purpose. For example, abstracting a leather soccer ball to the more general idea of a ball retains only the information on general ball attributes and behavior, eliminating the characteristics of that particular ball.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 07 Nov '10 10:33 pm

 
  
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Abstract thinking is a concept often compared to concrete thinking, in which thinking is limited to whats in front of the face, and the here and now. In contrast, the abstract thinker can conceptualize or generalize, understanding that each concept can have multiple meanings. Such thinkers might see patterns beyond the obvious and be able to use patterns or a variety of concrete ideas or clues to solve larger problems. One example of this contrast could be the reactions of a concrete and abstract thinker to the same painting of a women holding a torch. The concrete thinker would interpret the painting in a literal way, but the abstract thinker might interpret the painting as a representation of the Statue of Liberty and conclude the painter wanted to celebrate freedom.
Answered by jakir hussain, 07 Nov '10 09:18 pm

 
  
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It is thinking something which is difficult to express. Something which is theoretical and not practical. Hard to give examples.
Answered by pat ram, 07 Nov '10 09:15 pm

 
  
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I can teach you abstract think ing. true? YES
you can't learn asbstract thinking taught by me, true? YES
thinking yes possiblities in one subject is absrcct thinking.
will yoi like to explain for explined ?
Answered by bhanwar bothra, 07 Nov '10 09:13 pm

 
  
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Abstract thinking is allowing our logic beyond traditional boundary.
( I am sure some one will give better answer through google. What I replied is from my Painter's point of view. )
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Answered by Prakash Chandra, 07 Nov '10 09:08 pm

 
  
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It is thinking something which is difficult to express.
Answered by sumati gayki, 18 Nov '10 01:47 pm

 
  
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Raising your conscience above the mind/body or soul level and yet to concentrate on an oject with pure selfless bondag to submerge with will of the Great, may be close to what you want.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 09 Nov '10 05:50 am

 
  
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