(4) Deduction versus Induction

Deduction and induction are the two broad methods of reason in logic.  Deductive reasoning takes a "top-down" approach whereas inductive reasoning take a "bottom-up" approach.  Simply put, deduction is focused with confirming a theory whereas induction is focused with how a theory is developed. Deductive reasoning starts with accepted theory (general explanation) and narrows down … Continue reading (4) Deduction versus Induction