Posts Tagged: induction

Peirce on induction, laws of nature, habits, and thought

This is a quote from Peirce’s Laws of Nature (EP2, 68), in which he, after having characterized inductions as ‘subjective generalizations’ writes that: Such a generalization, a mere fabrication of ingenuity, which I term a subjective generalization, is often proposed

Peirce on induction, laws of nature, habits, and thought

This is a quote from Peirce’s Laws of Nature (EP2, 68), in which he, after having characterized inductions as ‘subjective generalizations’ writes that: Such a generalization, a mere fabrication of ingenuity, which I term a subjective generalization, is often proposed

Is the scientific paper a fraud?

Much of scientific communication takes place in scientific papers, but the scientific paper has also received a lot of critique. In 1963 Peter Medawar (1991, 228–233) wrote that the scientific paper is a fraud. Not because it contains misinformation, but

Is the scientific paper a fraud?

Much of scientific communication takes place in scientific papers, but the scientific paper has also received a lot of critique. In 1963 Peter Medawar (1991, 228–233) wrote that the scientific paper is a fraud. Not because it contains misinformation, but