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Best explanations : new essays on inference to the best explanation

Author: Kevin McCain; Ted Poston
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin McCain; Ted Poston
ISBN: 9780191809125 0191809128
OCLC Number: 1020864472
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Kevin McCain and Ted Poston.

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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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