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Critical Thinking 15 Scientific Reasoning

Critical Thinking 15 Scientific Reasoning

When scientists are trying to gain a deep understanding of how the world works, they seek general patterns rather than specific facts. The way scientists acquire these general principles about nature is usually neither by deducing them from observations nor by inductive generalization. Instead, they think about the observations, then guess at a general principle that might account for them, then check this guess by testing. When a guess or claim...

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