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Hume's law

/hjuːmz/
noun
1.
the philosophical doctrine that an evaluative statement cannot be derived from purely factual premises, often formulated as: one can't derive an "ought" from an "is" See also naturalistic fallacy
Word Origin
named after David Hume
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