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Deductive and Inductive Inference

Deductive and Inductive Inference

Author: Glenn Kuehn
Description:

In this lesson, students will distinguish between induction and deduction.

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Notes on “Deductive and Inductive Inference”

(00:00 – 00:23) Introduction

(00:24 – 00:45) Content of Tutorial

(00:46 – 01:12) Key Terms

(01:13 – 02:03) Arguments and Inferential Claims

(02:04 – 03:52) Levels of Certainty

(03:53 – 05:45) Examples of Arguments

(05:46 – 06:09) Summary

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Deductive Argument

    An argument whose inferential claim is a claim of logical certainty

  • Inductive Argument

    An argument whose inferential claim is a claim less than logical certainty.

  • Logical Certainty

    Inconceivable that the conclusion is not entailed by the premises