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A posteriori (Lat., from that which is after), in Logic, an argument which reasons backwards from effects to causes, or from particular facts to general laws. Thus the term is commonly applied to Induction as contrasted with Deduction.

“Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted.”
Isaiah 53:4