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Publication Date: 1975
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On Johnson's Paradox: Hypothesis Verification
Noble, Clyde E.
American Journal of Psychology, 88, 4, 537-47, Dec 75
When H. M. Johnson argued that all inductive reasoning is based on the fallacy of affirming the consequent and cannot therefore establish the 'truth' of scientific hypotheses, he posed a paradox for strict empiricists. Author examined Johnson's argument. (Editor/RK)
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