What Is the Difference between Inductive and Deductive Logic?


The difference between inductive and deductive arguments is that; Inductive argument is an argument that its conclusion is probable from its reasoning while a deductive argument is one that its conclusion is a guarantee from its reasoning. An example of a Deductive argument is one whose the reasoning are; all men are mortal; James was a man and its conclusion should be James was mortal and that of an inductive argument is; James was Greek; most Greeks eat fish and its conclusion should be James ate fish.
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