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Frank Cabrera
Milwaukee School of Engineering
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In this critical notice, I focus my attention on the chapters that deal with the explanationist response to skepticism.
Keywords inference to the best explanation  abduction  skepticism  principle of indifference  explanatory virtues  Bayesianism
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DOI 10.1163/22105700-20191396
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Abductive Philosophy.Timothy Williamson - 2016 - Philosophical Forum 47 (3-4):263-280.

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