## Aspects of Scientific Explanation: And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Science |

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This inductive probability is the central concept of the theories of probability

developed by Keynes, Mazurkiewicz, ... These relations might be expressed in

the manner of (3.4); or, in the framework of a quantitative

This inductive probability is the central concept of the theories of probability

developed by Keynes, Mazurkiewicz, ... These relations might be expressed in

the manner of (3.4); or, in the framework of a quantitative

**inductive logic**such as ...Page 66

Indeed, the notion of accepting certain statements, like the notion of total

evidence, is pragmatic in character and cannot be defined in terms of the

concepts of formal deductive or

evidence cannot ...

Indeed, the notion of accepting certain statements, like the notion of total

evidence, is pragmatic in character and cannot be defined in terms of the

concepts of formal deductive or

**inductive logic**. But if the requirement of totalevidence cannot ...

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3.4.2 The Requirement of Maximal Specificity and theEpistemic Relativity of

Inductive- Statistical Explanation. ... Carnap formulates it as follows: "in the

application of

available ...

3.4.2 The Requirement of Maximal Specificity and theEpistemic Relativity of

Inductive- Statistical Explanation. ... Carnap formulates it as follows: "in the

application of

**inductive logic**to a given knowledge situation, the total evidenceavailable ...

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### Contents

Studies in the Logic of Confirmation | 3 |

Postscript 1964 on Confirmation | 47 |

Inductive Inconsistencies | 53 |

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accepted adequate analogous antecedent application argument assertion assumption atomic sentences basic behavior Carnap causal character characteristics characterized clearly cognitive significance connections consequence considered construal construed criteria criterion deductive deductive-nomological defined definiens definition of confirmation disconfirmation discussion empirical science equivalent essay event example existential clause explanandum explanans explanatory explicit expressed fact finite formulation functional analysis given hypothesis illustrated imply individual inductive inductive logic inference interpretation kind latter lawlike sentences logical probability logically equivalent means nomic object observation report observation sentences occurrence operational definition outcome particular phenomena phenomenon Philosophy of Science physical possible postdiction prediction premises present probabilistic problem procedure question rational reduction sentences reference relevant requirement rules satisfy schematic scientific explanation sense singular sentence specified statements statistical laws statistical probability statistical syllogisms suggested systematic testability theoretical principles theoretical terms theory total evidence true universal vocabulary