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Contrasting abstraction and generalization

Synonyms: Abstraction vs. Generalization

Abstraction and generalization are two epistemological fauceirs that interpret an object in a more general framework. While abstraction reduces the number of properties, generalization adds new properties.

Abstraction is introduced by induction, while a generalization is created to allow deductions.

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Tags: Linguistic

Categories: Epistemology Psychology


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