Grue!: the new riddle of induction
The new riddle of induction has inspired about 20 different approaches, but no single approach has emerged as the consensus view, or even as a clear leader. This book contains 15 essays on Grue, all by eminent philosophers. It also includes an annotated bibliography summarizing everything ever written on Grue.
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A New Approach
Concerning a Fiction about How Facts Are Forecast
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apply Argues argument assumption Bayesian Believes bleen blue boundary Carnap causal Claims coextensive color concept conceptual space condition conducts electricity confirmation conflict conjunction consequent Considers counterfactual counterfactual condition criterion defined definition Discusses disjunctive predicate emeralds are green emeralds examined epistemic equivalent ergodic evidence example exclusively disjunctive explain facie reason fact formulation future-moving Goodman's entrenchment Goodman's paradox Goodman's theory green emeralds grue hypothesis gruelike Hempel's inductive inferences inductive logic inductive reasoning Introduces Journal of Philosophy justify language lawlike learning Maintains marbles natural kinds Nelson Goodman nonprojectible Notes notion objects observed ostensive overhypothesis Philosophy of Science positive instances principle prior probability problem of induction projectible predicates projectible with respect question Quine raven raven paradox relevant reply riddle of induction rule sample scientific sense similarity simplicity solution symmetry theoretical theory of projectibility things tion unexamined unprojectible unviolated