Theoretical Concepts within Inductive Systematization

  • Raimo Tuomela
Part of the Library of Exact Philosophy book series (LEP, volume 10)


The importance of inductive systematization (broadly understood) has grown considerably since the adoption of probabilistic techniques within such sciences as biology, meteorology, and the social sciences. Only in recent years have philosophers become interested in the details of the problems of inductive explanation and systematization. However, the role of theories and theoretical concepts within the inductive tasks of science has hardly been discussed at all.


Explanatory Power Theoretical Concept Observational Statement Inductive Inference Inductive Systematization 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1973

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