Journal of Philosophical Logic

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 43–75

Some Observations on Induction in Predicate Probabilistic Reasoning

  • M. J. Hill
  • J. B. Paris
  • G. M. Wilmers
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1015010508180

Cite this article as:
Hill, M.J., Paris, J.B. & Wilmers, G.M. Journal of Philosophical Logic (2002) 31: 43. doi:10.1023/A:1015010508180

Abstract

We consider the desirability, or otherwise, of various forms of induction in the light of certain principles and inductive methods within predicate uncertain reasoning. Our general conclusion is that there remain conflicts within the area whose resolution will require a deeper understanding of the fundamental relationship between individuals and properties.

inductioninductive methodsprobabilistic reasoninguncertain reasoning

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Hill
    • 1
  • J. B. Paris
    • 1
  • G. M. Wilmers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK