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  1. Abductive Reasoning as a Way of Worldmaking.Hans Rudi Fischer - 2001 - Foundations of Science 6 (4):361-383.
    The author deals with the operational core oflogic, i.e. its diverse procedures ofinference, in order to show that logicallyfalse inferences may in fact be right because –in contrast to logical rationality – theyactually enlarge our knowledge of the world.This does not only mean that logically trueinferences say nothing about the world, butalso that all our inferences are inventedhypotheses the adequacy of which cannot beproved within logic but only pragmatically. Inconclusion the author demonstrates, through therelationship between rule-following andrationality, that it is (...)
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  • Review Essay.T. L. Short - 1996 - Synthese 106 (3):409-430.
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