Best explanations: new essays on inference to the best explanation

Twenty philosophers offer new essays examining the form of reasoning known as inference to the best explanation - widely used in science and in our everyday lives, yet still controversial. 'Best Explanations' represents the state of the art when it comes to understanding, criticizing, and...

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Contributors: McCain, Kevin 1980- (herausgeberin, Editor) ; Poston, Ted (herausgeberin, Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018
Edition:First edition
Further subjects:B Inference
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780198746904
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Summary:Twenty philosophers offer new essays examining the form of reasoning known as inference to the best explanation - widely used in science and in our everyday lives, yet still controversial. 'Best Explanations' represents the state of the art when it comes to understanding, criticizing, and defending this form of reasoning
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexThis edition previously issued in print: 2017Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0191809128
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198746904.001.0001