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The problem of induction from the perspective of physics
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BROWN , H. R.; POOLEY, O. The problem of induction from the perspective of physics. Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 22, n. 2, p. 29–35, 1999. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/manuscrito/article/view/8666146. Acesso em: 3 mar. 2024.

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In this note, the traditional problem of induction is analysed from the viewpoint of a physical theory in which time is fundamentally understood as encoded in the instant. From this perspective, the future and the past have a similar conjecture status, and the problem reverts to that of justifying the simplest explanation of the structure observed in the presente instat.

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