Choice and Chance. An Introduction to Inductive Logic. By Brian Skyrms. Dickenson Publishing Co., Inc.; Belmont, California. Pp. Viii, $ “Choice and Chance” is a light but provocative introduction to the problem of induction. First, we’re not talking deduction here, as Skyrms emphasizes: “An. Siemens, David F. Review: Brian Skyrms, Choice and Chance. An Introduction to Inductive Logic. J. Symbolic Logic 41 (), no. 2,

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