Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Abduction: (Charles S. Peirce) procedure of inference, which - unlike induction and deduction - expands knowledge. See also Inference to the Best Explanation.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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Armstrong, D.M. Abduction   Armstrong, D.M.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-26