Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Deduction: necessary conclusion from the given premises. From the general to the particular. - In contrast, induction from special cases to the general.

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Deduction/Duhem: Incorrect deduction: e.g. if the error (scope) of the formula exceeds the scale of the measuring instrument.


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Duh I
P. Duhem
Ziel und Struktur der physikalischen Theorien Hamburg 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-29