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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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Hindū Philosophy: The Sānkhya Kārikā of Īśwara Kṛishṇa ; an Exposition of ...

Īśvarakr̥ṣṇa, John Davies - Nyaya - 1894 - 151 pages
...universal truth," he says, " that every fact which has a beginning has a cause," and " an invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature [which Kapila calls sat] and some other fact which preceded it." 1 So cause is defined, but more precisely,...
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The Theory of Inference

Henry Hughes - Inference - 1894 - 256 pages
...sequence. " To certain facts, certain facts always do, and, as we believe, will continue to, 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: A Study of His Philosophy

Charles Douglas - 1895 - 274 pages
...invariability of succession is found by ob1 Examination of Hamilton, p. 157. - Logic, p. 151. servation to obtain between every fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded it." J It is, in fact, " such a notion as can be gained from experience." ' In the same way, an experiential...
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Examinations Papers

1896
...geometry. 2. May the Law of Causation be correctly described as " the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...in nature and some other fact which has preceded it " ? Discuss this question. 3. Is it possible to state, in a satisfactory manner, any universal axiom...
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A Manual of Logic, Volume 2

James Welton - Logic - 1896
...establish laws of causation. But " The Law of Causation ... is but the "familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by " observation to obtain...nature and " some other fact which has preceded it " (III., v., 2). BOOK V. Yet, when we look at the canons, we find that they can ch- V- only work...
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Chambers's encyclopaedia, Volume 3

1896
...made a consequence of the Law of the Uniformity of Nature : ' the familiar Irnth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it.' This principle, which is assumed in every scientific induction, is itself held to be the generalisation...
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Inductive Logic

William Gay Ballantine - Logic - 1896 - 174 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...nature and some other fact which has preceded it." But this language is exceedingly liable to mislead a hasty reader into thinking that Mr. Mill means...
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The Ethics of John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill - Ethics - 1897 - 233 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...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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The Will, Its Structure and Mode of Action

James Edwin Creighton - Will - 1898 - 86 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...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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The Will, Its Structure and Mode of Action

James Edwin Creighton - Will - 1898 - 86 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...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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