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  1. reveals the problem of induction

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 5, 2009
  2. Hempel describes the paradox in terms of the hypothesis: In strict logical terms, via the Law of Implication, this statement is equivalent to: It should be clear that in all circumstances where (2) is true, (1) is also true

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  3. Two apparently reasonable premises: and can be combined to reach the paradoxical conclusion: A resolution to the paradox must therefore either accept (PC) or reject (EC) or reject (NC)

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 5, 2009
  4. Much of the discussion of the paradox in general and the Bayesian approach in particular has centred on the relevance of background knowledge

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  5. Good gives an example of background knowledge with respect to which the observation of a black raven decreases the probability that all ravens are black

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