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  1. R. A. Fumerton (1980). Induction and Reasoning to the Best Explanation. Philosophy of Science 47 (4):589-600.
    In this paper I want to cast doubt on the claim that there is a legitimate process of reasoning to the best explanation which can serve as an alternative to either straightforward inductive reasoning or a combination of inductive and deductive reasoning. I shall argue a) that paradigmatic cases of acceptable arguments to the best explanation must be considered enthymemes and b) that when the suppressed premises are made explicit we have all of the premises we need to present either (...)
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  2. R. A. Fumerton (1976). Chandler on the Contingently Possible. Analysis 37 (1):39 - 40.
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  3. R. A. Fumerton (1976). Inferential Justification and Empiricism. Journal of Philosophy 73 (17):557-569.
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  4. R. A. Fumerton (1976). Subjunctive Conditionals. Philosophy of Science 43 (4):523-538.
    In this paper I shall be concerned primarily with contingent subjunctive conditionals, not to analyze them, but to argue that those who attempt such an analysis employing the concept of law--an approach which I confess seems promising--are at best providing logically sufficient conditions for the truth of contingent subjunctive conditionals and are not providing a correct analysis. My argument will have two parts. I shall first argue that the more plausible attempts to analyze our concept of law without subjunctive conditionals (...)
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