epagoge

epagoge

[ep-uh-goh-jee]
noun Logic.
induction of a general proposition from particular propositions.

Origin:
< Greek epagōgḗ a bringing to, argument by induction, equivalent to ep- ep- + agōgḗ guide, method (derivative of ágein to lead)

epagogic [ep-uh-goj-ik] , adjective
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