[ ep-uh-goh-jee ]
/ ˈɛp əˌgoʊ dʒi /

noun Logic.

induction of a general proposition from particular propositions.

Origin of epagoge

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

Related forms

ep·a·gog·ic [ep-uh-goj-ik] /ˌɛp əˈgɒdʒ ɪk/, adjective
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