The author conceives the problem of induction as the problem of the transition from particular to general propositions. His purpose is to solve the problem, and the whole interest and value of his work lies in the solution he proposes. His approach is purely logical. He does not consider it part of his business to give any account of the manner in which we arrive at particular propositions; accordingly, he ignores the possibility that the ground of induction is prior to the transition from particular to general propositions and in the formation of the particular propositions themselves. Assuming particular propositions,

EP - 176 PB - University of Toronto Press PY - 2007 SN - 9780802095176 SP - 175 T2 - Shorter Papers UR - http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442684799.37 VL - 20 Y2 - 2020/10/24/ ER -