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Philosophical Science And Uniformity

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Is there any reason to believe that laws will hold in the future because they have in the past?
One probable answer is that past has been a future of some former past, and thus, since the future will also be the past of some other future, then the laws might hold, if they have held in the past.



However, this line for reasoning raises the question of whether or not it is circular since it does not explain the passage from past to futures to future futures, that is, why should we believe that future futures are going to be similar to past futures?

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