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[catalogued under 14. Science / C. Induction / 3. Limits of Induction]

Full Idea

Hume's question can be formulated as follows: can we demonstrate that the experimental science which is possible today will still be possible tomorrow?

Gist of Idea

Hume's question is whether experimental science will still be valid tomorrow


Quentin Meillassoux (After Finitude; the necessity of contingency [2006], 4)

Book Reference

Meillassoux: 'After Finitude: the necessity of contingency', ed/tr. Brassier,R [Bloomsbury 2008], p.86

A Reaction

Could there be deep universal changes going on in nature which science could never, even in principle, detect?