Theory, Model, Method


From Data to Hypotheses


Which of the procedures described below is inductive, which is deductive?

1. A linguist collects data (e.g. by observation or by conducting experiments), makes a generalisation and then formulates a hypothesis.

2. A linguist formulates a hypothesis based on his already existing knowledge and then tests his hypothesis by applying it to data.

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