Chance, cause, reason an inquiry into the nature of scientific evidence by Arthur W. Burks

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Evidence,
  • Induction (Logic),
  • Chance,
  • Causation

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 659-672.

Book details

Statement[by] Arthur W. Burks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBC171 .B87
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 694 p.
Number of Pages694
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5050448M
ISBN 100226080870, 0226080889
LC Control Number74011617

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