Inductive sciences

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inductive sciences See under Comparative, and Inductive.
    • Inductive sciences those sciences which admit of, and employ, the inductive method, as astronomy, botany, chemistry, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

Inductive science can no further go.
"The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But it should be remembered that inductive science was in its infancy.
"A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
But inductive science, which builds its own bridges, has not yet spanned the chasm, small though it appear.
"A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Their science was based on inductions which were not reliable, because of a lack of facts.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume I" by John Lord
A HISTORY of the INDUCTIVE SCIENCES, from the Earliest Times to the Present.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
Observation, then, was the first material ground of Induction, and in some sciences it remains the chief ground.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
In arriving at this conclusion, it is not with the inductions of moral science alone, that we compare or contrast the actual state of man.
"The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings" by John Abercrombie
Science, however, demands that a theory thus established inductively must also stand the test of practical application or deduction.
"On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote" by A. Mueller
Geology, as a science of observation and induction, does not carry us back to this period.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
But he has not reduced induction to a science.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
Who could hope to discover by inductive science the secrets of such a world as this?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
But among the sciences there are two which are still experimental and inductive and in addition pre-eminently useful.
"Underground Man" by Gabriel Tarde
Francis Bacon, the supposed Father of Inductive Science.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
Next to the law of universal causation inductive science rests on the doctrine of natural kinds.
"History of Modern Philosophy" by Alfred William Benn
Science alone breaks down because it is built up on observation and induction.
"William Blake" by Charles Gardner
Physics, being one of the inductive sciences, received little attention until modern times.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
It is just an article of faith, and in science we cannot rely on such things; we must not depart from the inductive method.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
Inductive Sciences, Plurality of Worlds, Hist.
"A Brief Handbook of English Authors" by Oscar Fay Adams
Whewell's survey of the inductive sciences at the beginning of the reign dimly forecasts some discoveries which have since been verified.
"Social Transformations of the Victorian Age" by T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
Speculative Results accorded to the Inductive Method of Physical Science.
"A Review of the Systems of Ethics Founded on the Theory of Evolution" by C. M. Williams
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In news:

TV producer Chuck Lorre will be inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.
Students to be honored at Science National Honor Society Induction Banquet.
Castellanos is being inducted in the health and science category.
He was inducted this year into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and received the 1996 National Medal of Science.
In June of 2012 Chris Wright was inducted into the Silver Circle of the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).
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In science:

The method also provides a new way of thinking about two longstanding issues in the philosophy of science: the problem of induction and the problem of demarcation.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
The compression principle provides new answers to two long-standing issues in the philosophy of science: the problem of induction and the problem of demarcation.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
Muyeba,M.K. and Keane,J.A. , Extending attribute-oriented induction as a key-preserving data mining method’, in Proceedings 3rd European Conference on Principles of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Lecture Notes in Computer science, 1999, 1704, 448-455. 22.
Attribute Oriented Induction with simple select SQL statement
History and future of implicit and inductionless induction: Beware the old jade and the zombie! In Dieter Hutter and Werner Stephan, editors, Mechanizing Mathematical Reasoning, volume 2605 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 192–203.
Cyclic and Inductive Calculi are equivalent
T. A Majchrzak. Status Quo of Software Testing - Regional Findings and Global Inductions. Journal of Information Science and Technology, 7(2), The Information Institute, 2010.
Improving the Technical Aspects of Software Testing in Enterprises
Neta Bahcall was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences. J.
Princeton University Observatory Annual Report, 1997-98
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