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abduction

C. J. Hookway

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780199264797
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727474
abduction

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Abductive reasoning accepts a conclusion on the grounds that it explains the available evidence. The term was introduced by Charles

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Subjects: Philosophy

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