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Statistical Syllogism

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Statistical Syllogism by Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe ... Statistical Syllogism | RM. Statistical Syllogism | RM. Statistical Syllogism | RM.

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Reinforcement Effect and Displacement Trend: No Wine in Old Bottles?
Two phenomena concerning displacement--the reinforcement effect and the displacement trend--have been only meagerly investigated with virtually no further published studies of them since they were first reported decades ago. Because there appears to be...
Journal of Parapsychology >> vol 53, 1989
History of Magick
I. Early Magick One tradition holds that Witchcraft began more than 35 thousand years ago, when the last great sheets ice began their journey across Europe. Legend holds that small groups of hunters followed the free-running game and bison across the tundra....
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis

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Positive evidence for non-arbitrary assignments of probability
The statistical syllogism introduced by Williams in 1947 is shown to fix Instead, an old argument, called the “statistical syllogism", will be re-introduced.
A syllogism is a three-line argument with two premises, one of which is a conditional. Modes ponens is a syllogism. Rests on statistical evidence.
Degrees of Justification
A phenomenon like this is common in several different kinds of probabilistic reasoning. To illustrate, consider the statistical syllogism.
Towards a Formal Account of Reasoning about Evidence
Figure 3: Temporal Persistence in the Umilian case. R3: Statistical syllogism: 'c is an F' and 'F's are usually G's' is a prima facie reason for 'c is a G'.
Inductive inconsistencies

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Statistical syllogism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. A statistical syllogism (or proportional syllogism or direct inference) is a non-deductive syllogism.
Inductive reasoning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Statistical syllogisms | Facebook
Statistical syllogisms - Description: A statistical syllogism (or proportional syllogism or direct inference) is a non-deductive syllogism.
Statistical syllogism - Reference
A statistical syllogism (or proportional syllogism or direct inference) is a non- deductive syllogism.
The Logical Fallacies: Fallacies Involving Statistical Syllogisms
Fallacies Involving Statistical Syllogisms. A statistical generalization is a statement which is usually true, but not always true.

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