Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Michael Burke, Gordon Graham and Harré,R./Madden,E.H

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14. Science / C. Induction / 3. Limits of Induction
Conjunctions explain nothing, and so do not give a reason for confidence in inductions [Harr/Madden]
Hume's atomic events makes properties independent, and leads to problems with induction [Harr/Madden]
14. Science / C. Induction / 5. Paradoxes of Induction / b. Raven paradox
Contraposition may be equivalent in truth, but not true in nature, because of irrelevant predicates [Harr/Madden]
The items put forward by the contraposition belong within different natural clusters [Harr/Madden]
The possibility that all ravens are black is a law depends on a mechanism producing the blackness [Harr/Madden]