PHIL 3232 Induction: Cause, Choice, and Chance
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 13.2.
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3 hours, 3 credits
An introduction to inductive logic. Philosophic problems of induction. Relation of induction to probability and scientific method. Causal reasoning. Mill's methods. Views of such philosophers as David Hume, Nelson Goodman, C. S. Peirce.