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inductivism

Saltos de línea: in|duct¦iv|ism
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈdʌktɪvɪz(ə)m
 
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Definición de inductivism en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The use of or preference for inductive methods of reasoning, especially in science.
Example sentences
  • Hume's analysis has been interpreted as reinforcing Baconian inductivism.
  • The presence of both an element of deductivism and inductivism (the feedback loop) is indicative of the positivist foundations of quantitative research.
  • For, unlike determinate abstraction, empiricist and rationalist abstraction is characterised by both inductivism and deductivism.

Derivados

inductivist

1
sustantivo& adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Put bluntly, he is an old-fashioned empiricist and inductivist.
  • On the inductivist's view the link between wincing and groaning, on the one hand, and the inner experience of pain, on the other, is a merely contingent one.
  • It's not so much that Popper disagreed with Carnap and other inductivists as that he restated their views in a bizarre and cumbersome terminology.

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