Induction and inference to the best explanation

Philosophical Studies 166 (1):203-216 (2013)
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In this paper I adduce a new argument in support of the claim that IBE is an autonomous (indispensable) form of inference, based on a familiar, yet surprisingly, under-discussed, problem for Hume’s theory of induction. I then use some insights thereby gleaned to argue for the (reductionist) claim that induction is really IBE, and draw some normative conclusions
Keywords Induction  Inference to the best explanation  Scepticism
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Tim Black (2007). The Distinction Between Coherence and Constancy in Hume's Treatise I.Iv. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (1):1 – 25.

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