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Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0031-8248, 01/2005, Volume 72, Issue 1, pp. 164 - 187
The paper is based on ranking theory, a theory of degrees of disbelief (and hence belief). On this basis, it explains enumerative induction, the confirmation... 
Positive instances | A priori knowledge | Lawlike propositions | Infinity | Probability theory | Cubes | Redundant components | Mathematical functions | Inductive reasoning | Negative instances | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | Science | Combinatorial enumeration problems | Research | Beliefs, opinions and attitudes
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Erkenntnis (1975-), ISSN 0165-0106, 1/2002, Volume 57, Issue 3, pp. 373 - 394
The characteristic difference between laws and accidental generalizations lies in our epistemic or inductive attitude towards them. This idea has taken various... 
Family law | Contrafactuals | Lawlike propositions | Epistemology | Causation | Cubes | Mathematical functions | Other things equal assumption | Bayesian theories | Causal law | Ethics | Ontology | Logic | Philosophy | PHILOSOPHY
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Erkenntnis (1975-), ISSN 0165-0106, 1/2014, Volume 79, Issue S10, pp. 1801 - 1817
This paper has three goals. The first goal is to work out the difference between literal ceteris paribus (cp) laws in the sense of "all others being equal" and... 
Comparative politics | Philosophy of law | Lawlike propositions | Law of demand | Quantification | Syntactical consequents | Probability theory | Birds | Other things equal assumption | Causal law | Ethics | Epistemology | Ontology | Logic | Philosophy | PHILOSOPHY | Causality | Philosophy of science
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Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0031-8248, 01/2010, Volume 77, Issue 1, pp. 73 - 91
Over the last 2,300 years or so, many philosophers have believed that species are individuated by essences that are at least in part intrinsic. Psychologists... 
Evolutionary theories | Biological taxonomies | Taxa | Intrinsic properties | Lawlike propositions | Essentialism | Evolution | Biology | Relational properties | Species | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | EVOLUTION | ESSENTIALISM | ADAPTATION | Intrinsic value | Essentialism (Philosophy) | Analysis
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Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie, ISSN 0925-4560, 10/2006, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp. 269 - 286
Goodman published his "riddle" in the middle of the 20th century and many philosophers have attempted to solve it. These attempts almost all shared an... 
Belief | Lawlike propositions | Projectibility | Grue | Inference | Emeralds | Tomatoes | Predicates | Truth | Riddles | Philosophy of Science | induction | Social Sciences, general | Methodology of the Social Sciences | the new riddle of induction | Philosophy of Education | History | Philosophy | projectibility | web of belief | Induction | Web of belief | The new riddle of induction
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The British Journal for the History of Science, ISSN 0007-0874, 3/1991, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp. 21 - 44
Recent explorations into Sigmund Freud's intellectual development by Frank Sulloway and Lucille Ritvo have directed attention to the significance of... 
Lawlike propositions | Kantianism | Unconscious mind | Mind | Nerves | Inference | Physiology | Sufficient reason | Sensory perception | Natural selection
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 1/1999, Volume 118, Issue 2, pp. 229 - 256
Traditional theories construe approximate truth or truthlikeness as a measure of closeness to facts, singular facts, and idealization as an act of either... 
Idealization | Scientific realism | Approximation | Lawlike propositions | Verisimilitude | Modal realism | Legal objections | Philosophy of science | Causal law | Truth | Metaphysics | Philosophy of Language | Epistemology | Logic | Philosophy | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | TRUTH | VERISIMILITUDE | Hypotheses | Computer simulation | Realism
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Erkenntnis (1975-), ISSN 0165-0106, 11/1979, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp. 359 - 363
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 4/1993, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp. 55 - 76
Goodman's "new riddle of induction" can be characterized by the following questions: What is the difference between 'grue' and 'green'?; Why is the hypothesis... 
Belief | Contrafactuals | Lawlike propositions | Projectibility | Logical givens | Grue | Emeralds | Predicates | Truth | Riddles
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The Philosophical Review, ISSN 0031-8108, 1/1988, Volume 97, Issue 1, pp. 93 - 98
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Analysis, ISSN 0003-2638, 7/1992, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp. 154 - 159
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Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0031-8248, 6/1974, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp. 196 - 198
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Analysis, ISSN 0003-2638, 4/1963, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp. 110 - 112
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PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, ISSN 0270-8647, 1/1994, Volume 1994, Issue 1, pp. 87 - 95
In Bayes or Bust?, John Earman attempts to express in Bayesian terms a sense of "projectibility" in which it is logically impossible for "All emeralds are... 
State legislation | Lawlike propositions | Projectibility | Explanation, Induction, and Linguistic Representation | State law | Grue | Legal objections | Emeralds | Blue laws | Laws of Motion | Uniform laws
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The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0007-0882, 6/1988, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp. 193 - 209
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Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0031-8248, 6/1971, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp. 303 - 307
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The Journal of Philosophy, ISSN 0022-362X, 8/1971, Volume 68, Issue 16, pp. 483 - 487
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 8/1982, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp. 313 - 323
Do analogical models ever play an essential role in scientific explanation and confirmation, or is their role (at most) heuristic? For many years scientists... 
Foster parents | Lawlike propositions | Physical theory | Syntactic models | Heuristics | Parents | Grue | Emeralds | Predicates | Riddles
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