Inference to the Best Explanation and Bayesianism

Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 11:83-91 (2004)
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Niiniluoto has offered an incisive and comprehensive review of the recent debates about abduction. There is little on which I disagree with him. So, in this commentary, I shall try to cast some doubts to the attempts to render Inference to the Best Explanation within a Bayesian framework



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Stathis Psillos
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