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The use of or preference for inductive methods of reasoning, especially in science.
- ‘The presence of both an element of deductivism and inductivism (the feedback loop) is indicative of the positivist foundations of quantitative research.’
- ‘Hume's analysis has been interpreted as reinforcing Baconian inductivism.’
- ‘For, unlike determinate abstraction, empiricist and rationalist abstraction is characterised by both inductivism and deductivism.’
- ‘The author ignores another problem with inductivism, widely elaborated in philosophy.’
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