Daily Archives: May 22, 2016

{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Selection 6

We have now seen how the mind is forced by the very nature of inference itself to make use of induction and hypothesis. But the question arises how these conclusions come to receive their justification by the event.  Why are … Continue reading

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{ Information = Comprehension × Extension } • Selection 5

A similar line of thought may be gone through in reference to hypothesis.  In this case we must start with the consideration of the term: spherical, bright, fragrant, juicy, tropical fruit. Such a term, formed by the sum of the comprehensions … Continue reading

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