He developed a heuristic for betting on Daily Doubles (which resulted in a wager of $5, the minimum allowed).
My standpoint, moreover, requires me to admit the validity of the hypothesis of Descent as an heuristic maxim of natural science.
Is there any need to prove the capital importance of heuristic?
And the aim is heuristic, though often enough the search ends in no overt positive conclusion.
In all other cases, as we have already pointed out, assumption and probability have only a heuristic value for us lawyers.
Over time, actions became simpler while languages acquired the complexity of the heuristic experience.
The heuristic attempt to establish new patterns of human interaction through art reflects the uncertainty.
A general hypothesis serves every special hypothesis as a heuristic principle.
Sensualism, therefore, at least as regulative hypothesis, if not as heuristic principle.
The teaching, which follows the so-called “heuristic” method, and the equipment of schools of every description, are admirable.
"serving to discover or find out," 1821, irregular formation from Greek heuretikos "inventive," related to heuriskein "to find" (from PIE *were- "to find;" cf. Old Irish fuar "I have found") + -istic. As a noun, from 1860.
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