Apologetics : Positive and Negative Truth Tests

The officers-in-training at my church are currently studying Apologetics, along with a brief history of Philosophy. One of the points that has been hammered over and over again by our pastor is the need for both positive and negative tests when dealing with truth...

Bertrand Russell on the Unsolved Problem of Induction

Induction.— All inductive arguments in the last resort reduce themselves to the following form: ‘If this is true, that is true: now that is true, therefore this is true.’ This argument is, of course, formally fallacious. Suppose I were to say: ‘If bread is a stone and...