Studies in the logic of induction and in the logic of explanation
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Studies in the logic of induction and in the logic of explanation containing a new theory of meaning relations by Diderik Batens

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Published by De Tempel in Brugge .
Written in English


  • Induction (Logic),
  • Hermeneutics.,
  • Meaning (Philosophy)

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Edition Notes

StatementDiderik Batens.
SeriesWerken uitg. door de Faculteit van de Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Rijksuniversiteit te Gent ; 161e aflevering, Werken uitgegeven door de Faculteit van de Letteren en Wijsbegeerte ;, 161e afl.
LC ClassificationsBC91 .B38 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4795526M
LC Control Number75516564

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Studies in the Logic of Induction and in the Logic of Explanation: Containing a New Theory of Meaning Relations. Diderik Batens - - De Tempel. Studies in the logic of induction and in the logic of explanation: containing a new theory of meaning relations. Induction, in logic, method of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal. As it applies to logic in systems of the 20th century, the term is obsolete. Traditionally, logicians distinguished between deductive logic (inference in which the conclusion follows necessarily from the premise, or drawing new propositions out of premises . Inductive logic is not the subject of this book. If you want to learn about inductive logic, it is probably best to take a course on probability and statistics. Inductive reasoning is often called statistical (or probabilistic) reasoning, and forms the basis of experimental science. Inductive reasoning is important to science, but so is.