Philosophy of Science 31 (1):34-39 (1964)

Conditions are stated under which the "argument by analogy" is consistent with the principle of inverse probability. It is contended that the argument by analogy, in conjunction with a crucial test, has a legitimate place in scientific logic. As an example the astrophysical problem of solar granulation is discussed in detail and other examples are mentioned more briefly
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A New Approach to the Confirmation Paradox.P. R. Wilson - 1964 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 42 (3):393 – 401.
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