Soshichi Uchii, Kyoto University, Japan

Paper presented for the Lunchtime Colloquium,

Sept. 24, 1991, Center for Philosophy of Science,

Univ. of Pittsburgh



1. What does Holmes have to do with philosophy of science?

2. Sherlock Holmes as a logician

3. Key words of Holmes's theory of reasoning

4. Herschel-Mill's theory of induction

5. Whewell's Theory of Induction

6. What is the difference between these methods and Holmes's?

7. Jevons's Method of Inverse Probability

8. Conclusion; Bibliography

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