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Induction without Probabilities

Norton, John D. (2006) Induction without Probabilities. In: UNSPECIFIED.


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A simple indeterministic system is displayed and it is urged that we cannot responsibly infer inductively over it if we presume that the probability calculus is the appropriate logic of induction. The example illustrates the general thesis of a material theory of induction, that the logic appropriate to a particular domain is determined by the facts that prevail there.

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Norton, John D.
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Keywords: Confirmation Induction Determinism Bayes Probability
Subjects: General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
Depositing User: John Norton
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:14
Item ID: 3107

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