Keyword: Propensity

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 18/12/2019
Niiniluoto, Ilkka: "Peirce on Statistical Explanation"

Carl G. Hempel’s classical papers in 1942 and 1948 formulated in precise terms the deductive-nomological (D-N) model of scientific explanation. After brief hints in these articles, Hempel started...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 18/02/2015
Fetzer, James: "Peirce and Propensities"

Peirce introduced a conception of probabilities as “would-be’s” that are intensional, dispositional, directly related to the long run, and indirectly related to the single case. The most adquate...