Confirmation

In S. Psillos & M. Curd (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Science. Routledge (2008)
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Confirmation theory is intended to codify the evidential bearing of observations on hypotheses, characterizing relations of inductive “support” and “counter­support” in full generality. The central task is to understand what it means to say that datum E confirms or supports a hypothesis H when E does not logically entail H.
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Vincenzo Crupi (2015). Inductive Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 44 (6):641-650.

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