Inductive, Reductive, Deductive...
Inductive, reductive, deductive.
Today's band names:
- Mister Poofer
- Spunky Gal
- The Entities Of The Universe
- Suddenly Sushi
- Harvest of Foolishness
A William F. Buckley-like Digression "On Three Kinds of Logic" (it's not funny)
On the subject of picking one, I haven't decided. Except I recognize that deduction is always safe and induction is always risky. And what many people believe is deductive is actually highly prejudicial induction.
Dawkins makes a good case for hierarchical reductionism. It has its uses as an abstraction. But I resist any system that tries to explain too much with too little. That leads away from the province of logic into the fjords of mere opinion.And everyone knows that Fjords are those little import Cjars.
Happy Birthday Karen M!