The Epistemology of Inductive Reasoning in Leibniz
The closing sections of the preceding chapter have examined Leibniz’s approach to the epistemology of particular truth in sensory observations. The present chapter will turn to his epistemology of general truth in scientific theorizing. It will emerge that, on both sides alike — the general as well as the particular — considerations of coherentist fit and systematic unity will play the decisive role.
KeywordsInductive Reasoning General Truth High Praise Present Chapter Universal Proposition
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