The Rationality of Induction

Oxford University Press (1986)
Abstract
Writing on the justification of certain inductive inferences, the author proposes that sometimes induction is justified and that arguments to prove otherwise are not cogent. In the first part he examines the problem of justifying induction, looks at some attempts to prove that it is justified, and responds to criticisms of these proofs. In the second part he deals with such topics as formal logic, deductive logic, the theory of logical probability, and probability and truth.
Keywords Induction (Logic  Logic  Probabilities
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Call number BC91.S76 1986
ISBN(s) 0198247893   9780198247890
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