Inference to the Best Explanation (International Library of Philosphy)
by Peter Lipton
How do we go about weighing evidence, testing hypotheses, and making inferences? According to the model of Inference to the Best Explanation, we work out what to infer from the evidence by thinking about what would actually explain that evidence, and we take the ability of a hypothesis to explain the evidence as a sign that the hypothesis is correct. In Inference to the Be...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 232 pages
Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge
(first published April 12th 1991)
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