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If induction is irrational, then should we blame someone who keeps making the same mistakes?

Ultimately, induction is irrational and can be proven as such via very simple proofs. Of course, such proofs, or even the complete argument, would have to follow the literal definition of deduction in ...
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If induction is irrational, then should we blame someone who keeps making the same mistakes?

What is the repeated mistake? The premise behind this question is an example of a repeated mistake. The mistake is the presumption that rationalism, and the principle of sufficient reason, is the ...
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Explain what the simplicity in this argument is based on

You observe that others behave similarly to you. The best explanation for their behavior is that they have a mind like yours. What makes it the best explanation? Because it's the most ontologically ...
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If induction is irrational, then should we blame someone who keeps making the same mistakes?

Let's say I cannot fathom that doing X means Y happens, I also cannot believe doing X means Y not happening. This kind of contradictory thinking system would either mean a human is irrational, or it ...
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Can meaning is use be the conclusion of an inductive argument?

I think your question could be addressed in two ways: Inductivism, the epistemological view that science (and thus linguistics) should rely on induction, is quite obsolete. Karl Popper gave pretty ...
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