Sherlock Holmes used _both_ inductive and deductive logic, indeed, as a few commenters have noted, more formally, abductive logic. The process went somewhat as follows in sequence: observation --> inference --> deduction. The inference, rather Sherlock himself was the inference engine, as he raised several theories (he used the word "theory" on more than one occasion), where the theory would be for explaining EVERY fact that he observed. Here is the crux: note that in Sherlock Holmes stories, his observations are so meticulous that he does not omit a single fact. Then he generalises or infers from these facts one or more than one theories which he then tests with hypotheses. This is where deduction comes into the picture, i.e., from generalisable truths to particular instances that he would then test with gathering more facts.


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… a literature synthesis


… build a model of reasoning from the canon of Sherlock Holmes


… a set of step by step

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… (যে লেখাটির পরিপ্রেক্ষিতে এইকমেন্ট, সেটি এখানে পাবেন)


… নেতাজী সুভাষচন্দ্রের ভিকটোরিয়া মেমোরিয়ালে ১২৫ বছর উদযাপন বিষয়ক


We are at crossroads in 2021in COVID-19 pandemic. On the one hand, we have several vaccines, novel treatments, by now a set of established public health practices of test, trace, isolate, and on the other: the virus continues to rage, and new cases. Let’s view the emergence of new strains in that light and see where we get to this.

Arindam Basu

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Also in: https://refind.com/arinbasu

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