Regularity

 
 Editor
Manuel Campos
 Incorporated contributions
Manuel Campos
 Usage domain
transdisciplinary, statistics, epistemology
 Type
concept
 French
régularité
 German Regelmäßigkeit 
 
[Good English]

Strict:  there is a strict regularity (Hume’s constant conjunction) when each fact of a certain type A is accompanied by a fact of a certain type B. These types are determined by the universals instantiated in the facts.

 

Statistical: see correlation.

 
References
  • Millikan, Ruth (2004). Varieties of Meaning: The Jean-Nicod lectures 2002, Cambridge: MIT Press.
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Manuel Campos (30/09/2009)
 

Strict there is a strict regularity (Hume’s constant conjunction) when each fact of a certain type A is accompanied by a fact of a certain type B. These types are determined by the universals instantiated in the facts.

 

Statistical: see correlation.

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