Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

Deduction, Induction, Abduction: The Quick and Dirty Low Down on How to Quickly Distinguish Them

“Socrates is a man. All men are mortal. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.” (If the two premises in a deductive syllogism are true, the conclusion is 100% certain.) “Socrates has a runny nose this morning. It’s allergy season. Socrates probably has … Continue reading

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