# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘On the Natural Classification of Arguments’

Quote:

Induction may, therefore, be defined as argument which assumes that a whole collection, from which a number of instances have been taken at random, has all the common characters of those instances …

Date:
1867
References:
CP 2.515
Citation:
‘Induction’ (pub. 03.02.13-18:21). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-natural-classification-arguments-2.
Posted:
Feb 03, 2013, 18:21 by Sami Paavola
Last revised:
Jan 07, 2014, 01:00 by Commens Admin