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Abduction: (Charles S. Peirce) procedure of inference, which - unlike induction and deduction - expands knowledge. See also Inference to the Best Explanation.
 
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Abduction / Peirce: conclusion to the best explanation - e.g. on hidden parameters - faster than light, etc. - HolismVs

AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

AR III
D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28