Best Explanations: New Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation

Oxford University Press (2017)
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Twenty philosophers offer new essays examining the form of reasoning known as inference to the best explanation - widely used in science and in our everyday lives, yet still controversial. Best Explanations represents the state of the art when it comes to understanding, criticizing, and defending this form of reasoning.

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Kevin McCain
University of Alabama, Birmingham
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University of Alabama

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