method of concomitant variations

Definition of method of concomitant variations

: a method of scientific induction devised by J. S. Mill according to which a phenomenon varying in any way whenever another phenomenon varies in some particular way is a cause or effect of that phenomenon or is related to it through some fact of causation

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“Method of concomitant variations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/method%20of%20concomitant%20variations. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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