Demonstrative induction: Its significant role in the history of physics

Philosophy of Science 40 (3):360-372 (1973)
It is argued in this paper that the valid argument forms coming under the general heading of Demonstrative Induction have played a highly significant role in the history of theoretical physics. This situation was thoroughly appreciated by several earlier philosophers of science and deserves to be more widely known and understood
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