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The Mill-Whewell debate: Much ado about induction (1997)


Description “I argue that their debate was not over whether to endorse an inductive methodology but rather over the nature of inductive reasoning in science and the types of conclusions yielded by it.”

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Authors & Contributors
Snyder, Laura J.
Achinstein, Peter
Hollander, Samuel
Losee, John
Cannon, W. Faye
Cassini, Paolo
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Journal of the Geological Society of London
Rivista di Filosofia
Rivista Critica di Storia della Filosofia
History of Political Economy
Scottish Journal of Political Economy
University of Chicago Press
University of Toronto
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
History of philosophy of science
Philosophy of science
Whewell, William
Mill, John Stuart
Herschel, John Frederick William
Eliot, George
Darwin, Charles Robert
Comte, Auguste
Great Britain
British Isles
19th century
20th century

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