Journal of Philosophical Logic

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 43–75 | Cite as

Some Observations on Induction in Predicate Probabilistic Reasoning

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

induction inductive methods probabilistic reasoning uncertain 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

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