Induction

With induction, we conclude from the special case (a number of concrete perceptions) the general case (the concept). With this, we create new or refine existing concepts, on the basis of sense data and the logical integration of a number of perceptions of entities. For example, if we see a number of cars with different colors, we create from this observation the more general concept “car” by using induction.

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By Clemens Lode

Clemens Lode is a management consultant with focus on agile project management methods (check out https://www.lode-consulting.com). He likes to summarize his insights into books, check out his philosophy series "Philosophy for Heroes" here: https://www.philosophy-for-heroes.com. His core approach to philosophy and management is that people need to be more aware of their limits and ultimately their identity and their vulnerabilities.

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