one of the first five canons of empirical science, the fourth canon to be specific which were first proposed by British philosopher John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873) which established sufficient conditions for a phenomenon through the elimination of any alternative potential causes on the basis of previous experiment or already known laws.

METHOD OF RESIDUES: "The method of residues was one of the first five empirical canons of science which John Stuart Mill established."
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