South African Journal of Philosophy 28 (4):333-358 (2009)

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Steffen Ducheyne
University of Ghent
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In this paper Whewell’s concept of necessity is scrutinized and its historical development is outlined (ca. 1833-1860). Particular attention will be paid to how Whewell interpreted the laws of the inductive sciences as being necessary since the laws of nature are concretizations of the Fundamental Ideas which can be partially described by Axioms
Keywords WILLIAM  VIEW  WHEWELL  TRUTH
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DOI 10.4314/sajpem.v28i4.52978
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