Confirmation

In S. Psillos & M. Curd (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Science. Routledge (2008)
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James M. Joyce
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Alan Hajek
Australian National University
Abstract
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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