Deductivism

Discipline: Philosophy

Name sometimes applied to the claim, especially associated with Austrian philosopher Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994), that since induction is logically invalid, science should dispense with it in favor of deduction.

Also see: falsificationism, hypothetico-deductive method, inductivism, Vienna circle

Source:
L Carrol; What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

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