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[problem of induction] You cannot make a series of observations and infers a new claim based on them

[problem of induction] You cannot make a series of observations and infers a new claim based on them [problem of induction] You cannot make a series of observations and infers a new claim based on them
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[ed. Inductive reasoning (induction) is described as a method where one's experiences and observations, including what are learned from others, are synthesized to come up with a general truth]

Domestic animals expect food when they see the person who usually feeds them. We know that all these rather crude expectations of uniformity are liable to be misleading. The man who has fed the chicken every day throughout its life at last wrings its neck instead, showing that more refined views as to the uniformity of nature would have been useful to the chicken.

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