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" The Law of Causation, the recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded It... "
Principles of Logic - Page 241
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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Ontology, Or, The Theory of Being: An Introduction to General ..., Volume 25

Peter Coffey - Metaphysics - 1914 - 439 pages
...Causation, which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...in nature and some other fact which has preceded it ; independently of all considerations respecting the ultimate mode of production of phenomena, and...
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On Causation: With a Chapter on Belief

Charles Arthur Mercier - Causation - 1916 - 228 pages
...is but the familiar truth ^ t that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain X ^ between every fact in Nature and some other fact which has preceded it.' I, 376. ' The invariable antecedent is termed the cause, the invariable consequent, the effect.' I,...
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A Critique of Economics, Doctrinal and Methodological

Oswald Fred Boucke - Economics - 1922 - 305 pages
...some others. He assures us : "The law of causation is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...in nature and some other fact which has preceded it . . ." 16 "There are certainly cases in which the effect follows without any interval perceptible to...
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A Critique of Economics, Doctrinal and Methodological

Oswald Fred Boucke - Economics - 1922 - 305 pages
...some others. He assures us : "The law of causation is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...in nature and some other fact which has preceded it . . ." l6 "There are certainly cases in which the effect follows without any interval perceptible to...
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A History of Philosophy: Bentham to Russell

Frederick Copleston, Frederick Charles Copleston - Philosophy - 1946 - 592 pages
...theory of inductive science. There is no need to go beyond 'the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded it'.4 At the same time it is misleading to assert that Mill reduces the causal relation to invariable...
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The Rules of the Game: The Logical Structure of Economic Theories

J. J. Klant - Economics - 1984 - 204 pages
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature and some other fact that has preceded it' (Logic, III, 5, 2). The law of causality - characterized by Bertrand Russell...
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Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge

Morris Kline - History - 1985 - 272 pages
...the recognition of which is the main pillar of science, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it." Thus, like Hume, Mill makes "invariability of succession" the essence of causality, and again like...
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Liberal Utilitarianism: Social Choice Theory and J.S. Mill's Philosophy

Jonathan Riley - Business & Economics - 1988 - 398 pages
...ontological cause of anything' (1843, p. 326). He is simply speaking of the uniformity of succession which is found by observation to obtain between every fact...nature and some other fact which has preceded it; independently of all considerations respecting the ultimate mode of production of phenomena, and of...
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Logic and Reality in the Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

Geoffrey Scarre - Philosophy - 1989 - 242 pages
...inductive process to rules,' and characterised the law as follows: To certain facts, certain facts succeed. The invariable antecedent is termed the cause; the invariable consequent, the effect. And the universality of the law of causation consists in this, that every consequent is connected in...
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John Stuart Mill: Critical Assessments, Volume 1

John Cunningham Wood - Economics - 1991 - 656 pages
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...and some other fact which has preceded it. ... The validity of all the Inductive Methods depends upon the assumption that every event, or the beginning...
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