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- n. inference in which the conclusion is of no greater generality than the premises
- n. inference in which the conclusion is just as certain as the premises
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This difference, it should be observed, applies only to the question of proving God's actual existence; for, His self-existence being admitted, it is necessary to employ a priori or deductive inference in order to arrive at a knowledge of His nature and attributes, and as it is impossible to develop the arguments for