Non-deductive Inferences
Outline of This Chapter
Deduction vs. Induction
Types of Non-Deductive Inferences
Enumerative Induction
Statistical Syllogism
Inference to the Best Explanation
Argument by Analogy
Evaluating Non-Deductive Inferences
Evaluating Inductive and Statistical Inferences
Comparing Explanations
Assessing Analogies
Hume’s Problem of Induction
Goodman’s New Riddle of Induction