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Information, statistics, and induction in science

ISIS "96 (1996 Melbourne, Vic.)

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Published
**1996**
by River Edge, N.J., World Scientific in Singapore
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Written in English

- Artificial intelligence -- Congresses.,
- Science -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.,
- Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | editors, David L. Dowe, Kevin B. Korb, Jonathan J. Oliver. |

Contributions | Dowe, David L., Korb, Kevin B., Oliver, Jonathan J. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q334 .I85 1996 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxiii, 396 p. : |

Number of Pages | 396 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL618852M |

ISBN 10 | 9810228244 |

LC Control Number | 96217040 |

From the very beginning of their investigation of human reasoning, philosophers have identified two other forms of reasoning, besides deduction, which we now call abduction and induction. Deduction is now fairly well understood, but abduction and induction have eluded a similar level of. In the case study of Gökkurt, Soylu and Sabin () which aimed to analyze Mathematics proof skills that include induction and deduction in teaching Science, the results showed that the .

On the philosophical side, the main focus is on the problem of induction and its reception in epistemology and the philosophy of science. Particular emphasis is placed on the means-end approach to the justification of inductive inference rules. In addition, the book discusses the major interpretations of : Franz Huber. Mary Poovey explores these questions in A History of the Modern Fact, ranging across an astonishing array of texts and ideas from the publication of the first British manual on double-entry bookkeeping in to the institutionalization of statistics in the s. She shows how the production of systematic knowledge from descriptions of.

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Table of Contents; Foundations; Philosophy of Research; Deduction & Induction; Deduction & Induction. In logic, we often refer to the two broad methods of reasoning as the deductive and inductive approaches.

Deductive reasoning works from the more general to the more specific. Sometimes this is informally called a “top-down” approach. As this example illustrates, inferential statistics (t-tests, analyses of variance, and other derived forms) are based on this kind of inductive reasoning.

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The problem of induction then must be seen as a problem that arises only at the level of philosophical reflection. Another way to mitigate the force of inductive skepticism is to restrict its scope.

Karl Popper, for instance, regarded the problem of induction as insurmountable, but he argued that science is not in fact based on inductive.

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