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Steffen Ducheyne
University of Ghent
John P. McCaskey
Fordham University
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The philosophical background important to Mill’s theory of induction has two major components: Richard Whately’s introduction of the uniformity principle into inductive inference and the loss of the idea of formal cause.
Keywords John Stuart Mill  Induction
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