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Dr. Peikoff's DIM hypothesis?

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Has anyone been able to hear anything about Dr. Peikoff's work called "DIM?" I have heard it is a theory concerning inductive processes; is this correct?

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Have you examined the entry for DIM Hypothesis on the Ayn Rand Bookstore website?

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Has anyone been able to hear anything about Dr. Peikoff's work called "DIM?" I have heard it is a theory concerning inductive processes; is this correct?

As far as I remember, Peikoff first talked about DIM during the last lecture of his 2002 "Induction in physics and philosophy", and that he arrived at his theory while working on induction.

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Has anyone been able to hear anything about Dr. Peikoff's work called "DIM?" I have heard it is a theory concerning inductive processes; is this correct?

No, not really. DIM is a theory describing three different approaches to integration - disintegration, (proper) integration and misintegration.

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As far as I remember, Peikoff first talked about DIM during the last lecture of his 2002 "Induction in physics and philosophy", and that he arrived at his theory while working on induction.

Actually, I think the first time he talked about it was during his 2001 Ford Hall Forum talk, "The One in the Many: How to Create It and Why." This talk is available online for free here:

http://www.peikoff.com/fordhall.htm

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