A System of Logic

John Stuart Mill

Book 3, Chapter 7, Footnote #01

Unless, indeed, the consequent was generated, not by the antecedent, but by the means employed to produce the antecedent. As, however, these means are under our power, there is so far a probability that they are also sufficiently within our knowledge to enable us to judge whether that could be the case or not.

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Sol, Book 3, Chapter 7 Of Observation and Experiment.