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Hume's Problem of Induction
A discussion of David Hume's problem of induction, which posed the question about what evidence there was to support the instinctive understanding that the future would resemble the past.
# 53941 | 3,343 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Dec 06, 2004 in Philosophy (Science) , Mathematics (General)
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This paper begins with an explanation of deductive and inductive reasoning and then goes on to analyze the questions raised by well-known skeptic and humanist, David Hume, about finding indisputable evidence that the future will resemble the past or that observed instances can predict new instances.
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