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13.3: Varieties of Inductive Arguments

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    We have just completed our analysis of one kind of inductive argument, generalizing from a sample. There are other kinds. The study of inductive logic is more complex than deductive logic, and it is not as well developed. It consists merely of several independent topical areas that focus on a particular kind of inductive argument. This section of the chapter briefly introduces some of the different kinds. Some inductive arguments are of more than one kind.


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